09/26/2022

Trade Reports

California Trade Report for July 2022

Download Report Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The July data especially when viewed in real terms saw continued erosion in the state’s trade […]

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California Trade Report for June 2022

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The June data in general saw little change in California exports in real terms, with the numbers down slightly […]

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California Trade Report for May 2022

Download Report Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The May data in general saw California exports continuing recovery in nominal terms, but when viewed in real dollars, exports were essentially level when compared to the prior year and remained substantially below the […]

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California Trade Report for April 2022

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. The April data includes the annual revisions to prior years, in this case revisions going back to 2017. Changes to the California numbers were relatively minor, with export flows somewhat higher and import flows somewhat […]

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California Trade Report for March 2022

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. California origin exports were up sharply by 14.9% compared to March 2021, and 8.5% compared to the pre-pandemic level in March 2019. While significant in nominal terms, adjusting for inflation instead shows that the state’s […]

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California Trade Report for February 2022

In nominal terms, California origin exports exceeded the pre-pandemic 2019 levels for the 4th month in a row. In real terms, however, the numbers continue to show a decline.

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California Trade Report for January 2022

In nominal terms, California origin exports exceeded the pre-pandemic 2019 levels for the 4th month in a row. In real terms, however, the numbers continue to show a decline.

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California Trade Report for December 2021

In nominal terms, California origin exports exceeded the pre-pandemic 2019 levels for the 4th month in a row. In real terms, however, the numbers continue to show a decline.

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California Trade Report for November 2021

The July trade figures in general continue to show a degree of recovery when compared to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels, but only regaining ground rather than moving forward. On an annualized basis, import flows were up 3.1% annually from 2019 in nominal terms, and export flows up 3.3%. In real terms, both were essentially unchanged.

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California Trade Report for October 2021

The July trade figures in general continue to show a degree of recovery when compared to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels, but only regaining ground rather than moving forward. On an annualized basis, import flows were up 3.1% annually from 2019 in nominal terms, and export flows up 3.3%. In real terms, both were essentially unchanged.

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California Trade Report for September 2021

The July trade figures in general continue to show a degree of recovery when compared to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels, but only regaining ground rather than moving forward. On an annualized basis, import flows were up 3.1% annually from 2019 in nominal terms, and export flows up 3.3%. In real terms, both were essentially unchanged.

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California Trade Report for August 2021

The July trade figures in general continue to show a degree of recovery when compared to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels, but only regaining ground rather than moving forward. On an annualized basis, import flows were up 3.1% annually from 2019 in nominal terms, and export flows up 3.3%. In real terms, both were essentially unchanged.

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California Trade Report for July 2021

The July trade figures in general continue to show a degree of recovery when compared to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels, but only regaining ground rather than moving forward. On an annualized basis, import flows were up 3.1% annually from 2019 in nominal terms, and export flows up 3.3%. In real terms, both were essentially unchanged.

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California Trade Report for June 2021

While goods flows through the state’s ports have largely returned to pre-pandemic levels and begun an expansion, port congestion continues to delay shipments, adding to shortages of both components and finished goods and contributing to the current inflationary surge.

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California Trade Report for May 2021

While many of the May numbers show substantial increases over the prior year, these outcomes are due to comparisons at the low levels from May 2020 when world trade was substantially restrained by the pandemic. Comparisons instead against numbers from 2019 give a more realistic picture of ongoing trends and the extent to which trade activities in the state are moving towards recovery.

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