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Port of Kalama, Wash.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade totaled $354.79 million for the month of February, $641.79 million through February 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
1Japan$207.05 M
2China$205.05 M
3Taiwan$46.67 M
4Philippines$43.48 M
5South Korea$42.02 M
6Indonesia$29.31 M
7Republic Of Yemen$25.19 M
8Iraq$13.56 M
9Oman$13.13 M
10Guatemala$10.78 M

Overall Rank

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade increases 12.66 percent through February

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 12.66 percent, from $569.65 million to $641.79 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 Kalama, Wash. ranked No. 96 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 Kalama, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 South Korea . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Philippines, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 40.9 percent to $207.05 million.
    Exports rose 52.53 percent to $186.1 million. Imports fell 16 percent to $20.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 30.58 percent to $205.05 million.
    Exports fell 30.4 percent to $205.05 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 120.85 percent to $46.67 million.
    Exports rose 245.58 percent to $40.1 million. Imports fell 31 percent to $6.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Philippines rose 103.12 percent to $43.48 million.
    Exports rose 103.12 percent to $43.48 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea rose 25.5 percent to $42.02 million.
    Exports rose 27.47 percent to $31.09 million. Imports rose 20.2 percent to $10.93 million.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 84.81 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Kalama, Wash. had trade surpluses with 12 countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with eight surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with China, $205.05 million; Japan, $165.15 million; and Philippines, $43.48 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Australia, $2.08 million; Ireland, $3,000; and El Salvador, $790,893.

Through February it’s top exports were Soybeans; Wheat; Corn; Grain sorghum; and Misc. articles made from textile materials, 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; Value added to a returned import; and Misc. articles made from textile materials, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans fell 6.74 percent compared to last year to $250.4 million.
  • Wheat rose 69.33 percent compared to last year to $190.52 million.
  • Corn rose 36.21 percent compared to last year to $155.84 million.
  • Grain sorghum fell 84.02 percent compared to last year to $4.49 million.
  • Misc. articles made from textile materials totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 6.33 percent compared to last year to $31.88 million.
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons fell 31 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.
  • Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209 rose 13.9 percent compared to last year to $2.08 million.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $3,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. articles made from textile materials totaled $0. 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $3.22 billion and imports came to $194.2 million.