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Port of Anacortes, Wash.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade totaled $286.16 million for the month of February, $638.39 million through February 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$496.19 M
2Mexico$102.57 M
3Chile$19.02 M
4Saudi Arabia$10.88 M
5China$5.01 M
6Argentina$4.69 M
7Ecuador$23,374

Overall Rank

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade increases 29.82 percent through February

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 29.82 percent, from $491.73 million to $638.39 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 of Anacortes, Wash. ranked No. 99 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 of Anacortes, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, Chile, Australia and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 32.11 percent to $496.19 million.
    Exports rose 23.7 percent to $82.17 million. Imports rose 33.92 percent to $414.02 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 45.86 percent to $102.57 million.
    Exports rose 45.86 percent to $102.57 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chile fell 24.57 percent to $19.02 million.
    Exports fell 24.57 percent to $19.02 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Saudi Arabia totaled $10.88 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $10.88 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 463.79 percent to $5.01 million.
    Exports totaled $5.01 million. Imports fell 99.61 percent to $3,500.

Port of Anacortes, Wash.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.26 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Anacortes, Wash. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with three surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $102.57 million; Chile, $19.02 million; and China, $5.01 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $331.85 million; Saudi Arabia, $10.88 million; and Germany, $0.

Through February it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats; Petroleum products; Sulfur, not sublimed; and Floating or submersible docks, platforms, in that order. Those accounted for 99.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Value added to a returned import; Motorboats and yachts; and Linens for bed, bath and kitchen, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 11.72 percent compared to last year to $202.32 million.
  • Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats totaled $4.4 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Petroleum products totaled $3.4 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Sulfur, not sublimed totaled $2.76 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Floating or submersible docks, platforms totaled $233,045. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 38.3 percent compared to last year to $423.85 million.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 59.79 percent compared to last year to $915,300.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 67.92 percent compared to last year to $137,000.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 99.74 percent compared to last year to $3,500.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $889.25 million and imports came to $1.5 billion.