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Port of Anacortes, Wash.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade totaled $214.24 million for the month of September, $2.56 billion through September of 2019, and $3.52 billion 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$2 B
2Mexico$245.62 M
3Russia$67.1 M
4Peru$45.55 M
5Japan$37.45 M
6Chile$36.85 M
7Bahamas$24.82 M
8Saudi Arabia$23.83 M
9Malaysia$18.62 M
10The Netherlands$16.3 M

Overall Rank

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade decreases 4.25 percent through September

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 4.25 percent, from $2.68 billion to $2.56 billion through the first nine 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 $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Port of Anacortes, Wash. ranked No. 109 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through September Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Japan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 3.95 percent to $2 billion.
    Exports fell 54.27 percent to $215.46 million. Imports rose 22.8 percent to $1.79 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 2.66 percent to $245.62 million.
    Exports rose 2.66 percent to $245.62 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Russia fell 60.97 percent to $67.1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 60.97 percent to $67.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Peru totaled $45.55 million.
    Exports totaled $45.55 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 519.58 percent to $37.45 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 519.58 percent to $37.45 million.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 93.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Anacortes, Wash. had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with 15 through September. That compares with seven surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Mexico, $245.62 million; Peru, $45.55 million; and Chile, $36.85 million. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Canada, $1.57 billion; Russia, $67.1 million; and Japan, $37.45 million.

Through September its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats; Petroleum products; Sulfur, not sublimed; and Motorboats and yachts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.29 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Motorboats and yachts; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 99.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 23.64 percent compared to last year to $593.76 million.
  • Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats totaled $20.74 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Petroleum products fell 41.24 percent compared to last year to $9.73 million.
  • Sulfur, not sublimed rose 30.92 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 23.14 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 5.37 percent compared to last year to $1.87 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 5.59 percent compared to last year to $45.82 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 9.31 percent compared to last year to $9.11 million.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 45.18 percent compared to last year to $5.54 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 57.39 percent compared to last year to $1.7 million.

Last year Port of Anacortes, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $3.52 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.11 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Chile. Exports totaled $1.21 billion and imports came to $2.32 billion.

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