Alcan border crossing, Alaska

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade totaled $7.43 million for the month of July, $82.68 million through July 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$78.22 M
2Japan$1.24 M
3China$533,109
4Germany$487,630
5The Netherlands$345,600
6Italy$291,451
7Ireland$195,801
8France$153,805
9Poland$147,398
10Australia$140,051

Overall Rank

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade decreases 23.37 percent through July

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 23.37 percent, from $107.88 million to $82.68 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska ranked No. 209 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 200. It finished No. 193 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 25.29 percent to $72.06 million.
    Exports rose 104.47 percent to $14.48 million. Imports fell 35.58 percent to $57.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 33.67 percent to $1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 33.67 percent to $1 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 12.62 percent to $472,494.
    Exports fell 88.96 percent to $4,900. Imports fell 5.79 percent to $467,594.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy rose 2.85 percent to $291,451.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 2.85 percent to $291,451.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 47.4 percent to $166,181.
    Exports totaled $4,725. Imports fell 48.89 percent to $161,456.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 98.34 percent of its trade with the world.

Alcan border crossing, Alaska had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 24 through July. That compares with three surpluses and 27 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Ireland, $46,338; Israel, $24,900; and Taiwan, $24,812. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Canada, $43.09 million; Japan, $1 million; and China, $462,694.

Through July its top exports were Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; Parts for heavy machinery; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc.; Commercial vehicles; and Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 80.86 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Returned exports, without change; Parts for heavy machinery; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Prefabricated buildings; and Misc. wood articles, accounting for 44.33 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines totaled $7.28 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 527.59 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. rose 265.88 percent compared to last year to $808,736.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 458.15 percent compared to last year to $791,324.
  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery totaled $409,322. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Returned exports, without change fell 16.41 percent compared to last year to $16.08 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery fell 36.5 percent compared to last year to $4.4 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 24.75 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • Prefabricated buildings rose 0.99 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Misc. wood articles rose 509.04 percent compared to last year to $2.66 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.