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Alcan border crossing, Alaska

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade totaled $8.74 million for the month of February, $18.02 million through February of 2019, and $94.58 million for all of 2018, 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$16.33 M
2United Kingdom$525,000
3Vietnam$489,674
4South Korea$165,000
5Mexico$120,747
6Australia$112,020
7Italy$100,000
8China$83,930
9The Netherlands$61,016
10Germany$28,956

Overall Rank

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade increases 9.2 percent through February

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade with the world rose 9.2 percent, from $16.5 million to $18.02 million through the first two months of 2019 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska ranked No. 210 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February of 2019.

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

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 11.58 percent to $16.33 million.
    Exports fell 43.64 percent to $812,638. Imports rose 17.61 percent to $15.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 306.05 percent to $525,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 306.05 percent to $525,000.
  • Trade with No. 3 Vietnam totaled $489,674.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $489,674.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 2143.98 percent to $165,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 2143.98 percent to $165,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 4306.82 percent to $120,747.
    Exports totaled $116,474. Imports rose 55.95 percent to $4,273.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 97.84 percent of its trade with the world.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with nine through February. That compares with zero surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $112,201; Hong Kong, $3,111; and Switzerland, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $14.71 million; United Kingdom, $525,000; and Vietnam, $489,674.

Through February it’s top exports were Parts for heavy machinery; Stranded Wire, Cable Etc of Copper, Not Elec 7413; Gaskets & Similar Joints of Metal Sheeting 8484; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, in that order. Those accounted for 61.53 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. iron or steel structures and parts; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Parts for heavy machinery, accounting for 63.55 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 224.82 percent compared to last year to $199,219.
  • Stranded Wire, Cable Etc of Copper, Not Elec 7413 totaled $111,892. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Gaskets & Similar Joints of Metal Sheeting 8484 totaled $106,320. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 38.25 percent compared to last year to $95,314.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 33.38 percent compared to last year to $60,839.

On the import side:

  • Misc. iron or steel structures and parts rose 2220.97 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 33.42 percent compared to last year to $3.25 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl fell 1.04 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 290.5 percent compared to last year to $1.47 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 21.51 percent compared to last year to $944,681.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $13.69 million and imports came to $92.03 million.