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Alcan border crossing, Alaska

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade totaled $5.96 million for the month of October, $81.82 million through October of 2018, and $109.97 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Canada$73.78 M
2France$2.42 M
3Japan$1.39 M
4Australia$1.19 M
5China$798,685
6United Kingdom$591,873
7Ukraine$289,875
8Argentina$262,064
9Mexico$199,661
10Thailand$159,266

Overall Rank

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade decreases 11.96 percent through October

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 11.96 percent, from $92.94 million to $81.82 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska ranked No. 226 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 223. It finished No. 226 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, China, United Kingdom and Austria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 10.23 percent to $73.78 million.
    Exports fell 13.95 percent to $13.62 million. Imports fell 9.35 percent to $60.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France fell 56.83 percent to $2.42 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 56.83 percent to $2.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 166.31 percent to $1.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 406.76 percent to $1.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Australia rose 11323 percent to $1.19 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 11323 percent to $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 38.75 percent to $798,685.
    Exports totaled $20,257. Imports fell 40.3 percent to $778,428.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 97.28 percent of its trade with the world.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 30 through October. That compares with one surpluses and 33 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Brazil, $7,610; Ecuador, $6,320; and Hong Kong, $5,850. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $46.55 million; France, $2.42 million; and Japan, $1.39 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Parts for heavy machinery; Fish, fresh or chilled; Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts; Medical technology; and Silver, various forms, in that order. Those accounted for 46.64 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Prefabricated buildings; Parts for heavy machinery; Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, accounting for 44.88 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s exports:

  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 521.33 percent compared to last year to $2.56 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled fell 16.78 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts rose 2072.11 percent compared to last year to $532,559.
  • Medical technology rose 25.11 percent compared to last year to $531,926.
  • Silver, various forms totaled $513,854. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 5.08 percent compared to last year to $14.48 million.
  • Prefabricated buildings rose 175.4 percent compared to last year to $4.95 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery fell 38.78 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl fell 18.79 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 50.13 percent compared to last year to $3.15 million.

Last year Alcan border crossing, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $105.72 million. The Port’s deficit was $78.34 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $13.69 million and imports came to $92.03 million.