|4||Grain sorghum||$48.91 M|
|5||Rape or Colza Seeds, Whether or Not Broken 1205||$5.01 M|
|6||Cell phones, related equipment||$3,005|
|7||Misc. articles made from textile materials||$0|
|8||Misc. wood articles||$0|
|9||Plastic boxes, containers||$0|
|10||Provitamins and vitamins||$0|
|1||Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel||$168.92 M|
|2||Cyclic hydrocarbons||$34.8 M|
|3||Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209||$19.84 M|
|4||Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm||$1.8 M|
|5||Provitamins and vitamins||$720,000|
|6||Windshield wipers, electric light parts||$132,225|
|7||Misc. wood articles||$84,530|
|8||Screws, nuts, bolts, washers||$40,031|
|9||Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539||$38,257|
|10||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$29,480|
Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade increases 1.82 percent through October
Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 1.82 percent, from $2.91 billion to $2.96 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 Kalama, Wash. ranked No. 109 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. 100. It finished No. 101 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 Kalama, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Philippines . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Philippines, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 49.12 percent to $970.75 million.
Exports rose 52.61 percent to $844.57 million. Imports rose 29.29 percent to $126.18 million.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 47.53 percent to $753.95 million.
Exports fell 47.51 percent to $753.03 million. Imports fell 57.63 percent to $923,443.
- Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 55.61 percent to $325.52 million.
Exports rose 55.49 percent to $284.16 million. Imports rose 56.43 percent to $41.35 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Taiwan fell 1.26 percent to $221.23 million.
Exports fell 6.88 percent to $186.39 million. Imports rose 45.77 percent to $34.84 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Philippines rose 51.26 percent to $171.84 million.
Exports rose 57.66 percent to $171.84 million. There were no imports.
Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 82.42 percent of its trade with the world.
Port of Kalama, Wash. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with three through October. That compares with 15 surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with China, $752.11 million; Japan, $718.39 million; and South Korea, $242.81 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Australia, $22.55 million; New Zealand, $272,120; and United Kingdom, $29,480.
Through October it’s top exports were Corn; Soybeans; Wheat; Grain sorghum; and Rape or Colza Seeds, Whether or Not Broken 1205, 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 Provitamins and vitamins, accounting for 99.83 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port of Kalama, Wash.’s exports:
- Corn rose 113.78 percent compared to last year to $1.12 billion.
- Soybeans fell 33.8 percent compared to last year to $787.21 million.
- Wheat fell 18.48 percent compared to last year to $774.31 million.
- Grain sorghum fell 33.69 percent compared to last year to $48.91 million.
- Rape or Colza Seeds, Whether or Not Broken 1205 totaled $5.01 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel rose 35.48 percent compared to last year to $168.92 million.
- Cyclic hydrocarbons rose 9.79 percent compared to last year to $34.8 million.
- Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209 rose 39.71 percent compared to last year to $19.84 million.
- Flat-rolled iron, steel not under 600 mm rose 1705.85 percent compared to last year to $1.8 million.
- Provitamins and vitamins totaled $720,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Port of Kalama, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $3.42 billion. The Port’s surplus was $3.03 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $3.22 billion and imports came to $194.2 million.