Port of Kalama, Wash.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade totaled $291.98 million for the month of April, $1.23 billion through April of 2020, and $3.77 billion for all of 2019, 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$335.04 M
2Japan$296.6 M
3Philippines$140.5 M
4South Korea$123.61 M
5Indonesia$84.86 M
6Bangladesh$75.63 M
7Taiwan$75.53 M
8Thailand$26.89 M
9Nigeria$13.91 M
10Ecuador$13.55 M

Overall Rank

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade increases 3.95 percent through April

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 3.95 percent, from $1.19 billion to $1.23 billion through the first four months of 2020 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 $1.23 trillion, with exports at $491.46 billion and imports at $733.63 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 9.31 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 9.55 percent and imports fell 9.15 percent.

Port of Kalama, Wash. ranked No. 106 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through April of 2020.

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 April Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Indonesia. 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 fell 4.73 percent to $335.04 million.
    Exports totaled $335.04 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 24.32 percent to $296.6 million.
    Exports rose 625 percent to $290.42 million. Imports fell 98.24 percent to $6.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Philippines rose 138.48 percent to $140.5 million.
    Exports totaled $140.5 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 29.3 percent to $123.61 million.
    Exports rose 541.09 percent to $91.61 million. Imports fell 60.64 percent to $32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Indonesia rose 56.72 percent to $84.86 million.
    Exports totaled $84.86 million. There were no imports.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top five trading partners through April accounted for 79.58 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Kalama, Wash. had trade surpluses with 16 countries and deficits with one through April. That compares with three surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through April of this year were with China, $335.04 million; Japan, $284.24 million; and Philippines, $140.5 million. The top three deficits through April of this year were with Australia, $4.86 million; Ireland, $0; and India, $0.

Through April its top exports were Wheat; Soybeans; Corn; Grain sorghum; and Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel, 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; Wheat; and Soybeans, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wheat rose 70.28 percent compared to last year to $659.1 million.
  • Soybeans fell 20.1 percent compared to last year to $308.97 million.
  • Corn fell 48.04 percent compared to last year to $170.73 million.
  • Grain sorghum rose 490.7 percent compared to last year to $42.22 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 30.98 percent compared to last year to $38.18 million.
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons fell 35.12 percent compared to last year to $8.1 million.
  • Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209 fell 39.37 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Wheat totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Soybeans 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 $3.77 billion. The Port’s surplus was $3.39 billion. Exports totaled $3.58 billion and imports came to $191.57 million.