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Port of Fairbanks, Alaska

Port of Fairbanks, Alaska’s trade totaled $12,196 for the month of February, $105,928 through February of 2019, and $51.66 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
1Singapore$81,916
2Canada$24,012

Overall Rank

Port of Fairbanks, Alaska’s trade decreases 90.67 percent through February

Port of Fairbanks, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 90.67 percent, from $1.14 million to $105,928 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 Fairbanks, Alaska ranked No. 333 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 Fairbanks, Alaska’s top trade parters were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Korea . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Singapore, China, Taiwan, South Korea and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

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

    Port of Fairbanks, Alaska had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with one through February. That compares with three surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Singapore, $81,916; China, $0; and Taiwan, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $24,012; China, $0; and Taiwan, $0.

    Through February it’s top exports were Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings; Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber; Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings; and Misc. plastic articles, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Parts for heavy machinery; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

    Looking more closely at Port of Fairbanks, Alaska’s exports:

    • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 95.87 percent compared to last year to $39,960.
    • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings fell 54.03 percent compared to last year to $18,655.
    • Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber fell 76.84 percent compared to last year to $10,649.
    • Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings fell 83.31 percent compared to last year to $8,068.
    • Misc. plastic articles totaled $4,584. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

    On the import side:

    • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $16,400. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $7,612. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Value added to a returned import totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

    Last year Port of Fairbanks, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $16.42 million. The Port’s deficit was $14.12 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.15 million and imports came to $15.27 million.