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Port of Kalama, Wash.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade totaled $458.51 million for the month of August, $2.49 billion through August of 2019, and $3.47 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
1China$961.09 M
2Japan$682.91 M
3Taiwan$169.37 M
4South Korea$154.48 M
5Philippines$129.73 M
6Indonesia$98.62 M
7Guatemala$57.82 M
8Republic Of Yemen$49.83 M
9Thailand$47.61 M
10Iraq$36.92 M

Overall Rank

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade increases 2.93 percent through August

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 2.93 percent, from $2.42 billion to $2.49 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 Kalama, Wash. ranked No. 104 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 Kalama, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Philippines. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and Philippines, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China rose 31.76 percent to $961.09 million.
    Exports rose 31.91 percent to $961.04 million. Imports fell 95.2 percent to $42,509.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 14.72 percent to $682.91 million.
    Exports fell 9.85 percent to $626.9 million. Imports fell 46.87 percent to $56.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 17.98 percent to $169.37 million.
    Exports rose 29 percent to $145.22 million. Imports fell 22.04 percent to $24.15 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 47.67 percent to $154.48 million.
    Exports fell 55.03 percent to $117.17 million. Imports rose 7.57 percent to $37.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Philippines rose 2.84 percent to $129.73 million.
    Exports rose 2.84 percent to $129.73 million. There were no imports.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 84.21 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Kalama, Wash. had trade surpluses with 16 countries and deficits with three through August. That compares with 16 surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with China, $961 million; Japan, $570.89 million; and Philippines, $129.73 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Australia, $16.05 million; India, $98,429; and Ireland, $3,000.

Through August its top exports were Soybeans; Wheat; Corn; Grain sorghum; and Windshield wipers, electric light parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Cyclic hydrocarbons; Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209; Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm; and Iron or steel nails, tacks, drawing pins, accounting for 99.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans rose 45.97 percent compared to last year to $1.02 billion.
  • Wheat rose 60.55 percent compared to last year to $830.06 million.
  • Corn fell 47.87 percent compared to last year to $502.12 million.
  • Grain sorghum fell 81 percent compared to last year to $9.29 million.
  • Windshield wipers, electric light parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 33.35 percent compared to last year to $94.29 million.
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons fell 22.04 percent compared to last year to $24.15 million.
  • Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209 rose 2 percent compared to last year to $15.03 million.
  • Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm fell 97.62 percent compared to last year to $42,815.
  • Iron or steel nails, tacks, drawing pins totaled $42,509. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Kalama, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $3.47 billion. The Port’s surplus was $2.96 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and Philippines. Exports totaled $3.22 billion and imports came to $255.9 million.