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Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s trade totaled $242.48 million for the month of August, $1.77 billion through August of 2019, and $2.18 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
1Philippines$384.69 M
2Mexico$374.77 M
3China$300.27 M
4Japan$244.26 M
5South Korea$219.25 M
6Vietnam$109.55 M
7Canada$45.91 M
8Thailand$24.04 M
9Singapore$16.47 M
10Russia$14.08 M

Overall Rank

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s trade increases 22.63 percent through August

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 22.63 percent, from $1.44 billion to $1.77 billion through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. ranked No. 115 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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 August Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Philippines, Mexico, Japan, China and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Philippines rose 0.42 percent to $384.69 million.
    Exports rose 0.41 percent to $384.63 million. Imports totaled $59,366.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 12.25 percent to $374.77 million.
    Exports totaled $1.07 million. Imports rose 11.93 percent to $373.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 120.86 percent to $300.27 million.
    Exports rose 129.7 percent to $294.05 million. Imports fell 21.71 percent to $6.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 15.62 percent to $244.26 million.
    Exports rose 26.55 percent to $244.26 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea rose 72.95 percent to $219.25 million.
    Exports rose 168.79 percent to $219.25 million. There were no imports.

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 86.19 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. had trade surpluses with 39 countries and deficits with five through August. That compares with 27 surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Philippines, $384.57 million; China, $287.84 million; and Japan, $244.26 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $372.64 million; Italy, $183,859; and Taiwan, $133,028.

Through August its top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit; Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground; Tractors; and Sugar and starch residues, in that order. Those accounted for 93.5 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Commercial vehicles; Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil; Perfumes; and Tractors, accounting for 99.46 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash.’s exports:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 151.59 percent compared to last year to $692.89 million.
  • Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit rose 7.71 percent compared to last year to $491.24 million.
  • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground fell 46.32 percent compared to last year to $48.95 million.
  • Tractors rose 101.67 percent compared to last year to $32.69 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 10.55 percent compared to last year to $20.47 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 16.05 percent compared to last year to $238.08 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 16.13 percent compared to last year to $140.04 million.
  • Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil fell 78.96 percent compared to last year to $10.42 million.
  • Perfumes totaled $508,897. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Tractors totaled $479,215. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $2.18 billion. The Port’s surplus was $769.65 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Philippines, Mexico, Japan, China and South Korea. Exports totaled $1.47 billion and imports came to $705.04 million.