‘Furniture’ was the top containerized import commodity from Asia in January 2013, up 1% over January 2012. The top 10 commodities shown below accounted for 41% of the total box import trade from Asia.
“Paper & paperboard” was the top containerized export commodity to Asia in December 2012. A sharp drop was seen in pet & animal feeds. The top 10 commodities shown below accounted for 57% of the total export trade to Asia in the month.