World Trade December 2017 Nowcast: 133.9 (+10.9% YOY)

Jan. 5, 2018

gKNi WTI stood at 133.9 at the end of December, representing a 10.9% increase year-on-year

The gKNi World Trade Indicator (gKNi WTI) powered by LogIndex AG — the data company of Kuehne + Nagel Group — stood at 133.9 at the end of December. On an annual basis, this equates to +10.9% year-on-year, compared to 11.9% in the previous month.

Seasonally adjusted, the gKNi World Trade Indicator for December currently shows a month-on-month increase of +0.5% after a relatively sharp decline in October and a strong rebound in November. Over the past three months, the gKNi indicator has advanced 1.0%.

The gKNi WTI is part of a family of country and sector specific nowcasts that leverage one of the largest logistics and supply chain data-sets available. LogIndex is part of the Kuehne + Nagel Group — world’s leading seafreight provider, number two air cargo forwarder, number two global contract logistics provider, and European top 3 overland provider.


World Trade Indicator at the end of December 2017, seasonally adjusted (SA): 133.9 points, Jan 2010 = 100 points. — WTO export and import data at the end of September 2017 (NSA): 142.1 (+11.1%); Jan 2010 = 100 points.


Month-over-month changes of gKNi World Trade Indicator (SA) and WTO Exports & Imports (NSA)


World Trade Indicator (gKNi WTI) seasonally adjusted (SA), Jan 2010 = 100 points

For more information see World Trade Indicator