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Port of Anacortes, Wash.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade totaled $305.98 million for the month of October, $2.98 billion through October of 2018, and $2.61 billion for all of 2017, 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$2.08 B
2Mexico$310.93 M
3Saudi Arabia$200.12 M
4Russia$171.89 M
5China$54.84 M
6Singapore$36.76 M
7Brunei$29.97 M
8Chile$25.21 M
9Taiwan$22.6 M
10Thailand$20.15 M

Overall Rank

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade increases 35.93 percent through October

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 35.93 percent, from $2.2 billion to $2.98 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Port of Anacortes, Wash. ranked No. 108 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 117. It finished No. 119 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 26.04 percent to $2.08 billion.
    Exports rose 102.85 percent to $505.01 million. Imports rose 12.4 percent to $1.58 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 34.15 percent to $310.93 million.
    Exports rose 34.15 percent to $310.93 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Saudi Arabia totaled $200.12 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $200.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Russia rose 21.12 percent to $171.89 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 21.12 percent to $171.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 1106.6 percent to $54.84 million.
    Exports rose 1543.26 percent to $53.29 million. Imports rose 18.85 percent to $1.55 million.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 94.43 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Anacortes, Wash. had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 13 through October. That compares with 11 surpluses and 17 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $310.93 million; China, $51.74 million; and Singapore, $36.51 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $1.07 billion; Saudi Arabia, $200.12 million; and Russia, $171.89 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Petroleum products; Sulfur, not sublimed; and Motorboats and yachts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.81 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Motorboats and yachts; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 73.16 percent compared to last year to $888.91 million.
  • Oil totaled $35.3 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Petroleum products fell 3.71 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Sulfur, not sublimed rose 109.3 percent compared to last year to $6.65 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 37.74 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 32.05 percent compared to last year to $1.96 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 58.74 percent compared to last year to $48.53 million.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 28.13 percent compared to last year to $10.81 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 104.96 percent compared to last year to $8.36 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 1.6 percent compared to last year to $4.67 million.

Last year Port of Anacortes, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $2.39 billion. The Port’s deficit was $614.27 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $889.25 million and imports came to $1.5 billion.