Alcan border crossing, Alaska

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade totaled $9.38 million for the month of May, $48.95 million through May of 2020, and $276.54 million for all of 2019, 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$46.48 M
2Japan$990,898
3Italy$288,389
4China$286,629
5Germany$159,100
6France$153,805
7Poland$106,604
8Australia$78,142
9Norway$76,694
10Malaysia$61,268

Overall Rank

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade decreases 30.53 percent through May

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 30.53 percent, from $70.46 million to $48.95 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska ranked No. 193 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 25.22 percent to $46.48 million.
    Exports rose 5.31 percent to $3.82 million. Imports fell 27.11 percent to $42.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 77.61 percent to $990,898.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 77.61 percent to $990,898.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy rose 3 percent to $288,389.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 3 percent to $288,389.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 15.35 percent to $286,629.
    Exports totaled $4,900. Imports fell 16.8 percent to $281,729.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 45.52 percent to $159,100.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 45.52 percent to $159,100.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 98.48 percent of its trade with the world.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 21 through May. That compares with three surpluses and 23 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Taiwan, $24,812; Ireland, $17,410; and Sweden, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $38.84 million; Japan, $990,898; and Italy, $288,389.

Through May its top exports were Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; Commercial vehicles; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc.; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Passenger vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 56.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Misc. wood articles; Prefabricated buildings; Electric generating sets, rotary converters; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, accounting for 44.74 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines totaled $643,973. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 313.79 percent compared to last year to $586,663.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. rose 130.94 percent compared to last year to $376,728.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 408.19 percent compared to last year to $309,177.
  • Passenger vehicles rose 7892.43 percent compared to last year to $279,735.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change fell 23.24 percent compared to last year to $10.2 million.
  • Misc. wood articles rose 509.04 percent compared to last year to $2.66 million.
  • Prefabricated buildings rose 27.62 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Electric generating sets, rotary converters rose 985.79 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 36.44 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.

Last year Alcan border crossing, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $276.54 million. The Port’s deficit was $245.67 million. Exports totaled $15.43 million and imports came to $261.11 million.