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Port Townsend, Wash.

Port Townsend, Wash.’s trade totaled $230.05 million for the month of February, $388.03 million through February of 2019, and $799.69 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$388.03 M

Overall Rank

Port Townsend, Wash.’s trade increases 90.14 percent through February

Port Townsend, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 90.14 percent, from $204.07 million to $388.03 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.

Port Townsend, Wash. ranked No. 115 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 Port Townsend, Wash.’s top trade parters only trade partners were No. 1 Canada and No. 2 Taiwan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 90.24 percent to $388.03 million.
    Exports rose 59.58 percent to $266,508. Imports rose 90.27 percent to $387.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Taiwan fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Port Townsend, Wash.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port Townsend, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with one through February. That compares with one surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top two surpluses through February of this year were with Taiwan, $0; Canada, $387.49 million; and . The top two deficits through February of this year were with Canada $387.49 million; Taiwan $0; and .

Through February it’s top exports were Fats & Oils, Their Fractions, Fish & Marine M 1504; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm; Lubricants, antirust treatments for textiles; and Glass containers for packing, in that order. Those accounted for 67.32 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Rubber tires; Other Animal N Leather, No Hair Nesoi 4106; Uncoated paper, paperboard; and Leather shoes, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port Townsend, Wash.’s exports:

  • Fats & Oils, Their Fractions, Fish & Marine M 1504 totaled $56,671. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans totaled $51,699. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm totaled $31,994. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Lubricants, antirust treatments for textiles totaled $26,791. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Glass containers for packing fell 84.31 percent compared to last year to $12,254.

On the import side:

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 90.27 percent compared to last year to $387.76 million.
  • Rubber tires totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Other Animal N Leather, No Hair Nesoi 4106 totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Uncoated paper, paperboard totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Leather shoes totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port Townsend, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $859.15 million. The Port’s deficit was $770.8 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $44.17 million and imports came to $814.97 million.