Port of Longview, Wash.

Port of Longview, Wash.’s trade totaled $129.9 million for the month of May, $667.5 million through May of 2020, and $2.05 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
1Japan$228.13 M
2Philippines$89.48 M
3South Korea$50.89 M
4Taiwan$35.75 M
5Vietnam$33.64 M
6Indonesia$32.4 M
7Guatemala$29.87 M
8Australia$24.55 M
9Brazil$19 M
10China$18.66 M

Overall Rank

Port of Longview, Wash.’s trade decreases 33.38 percent through May

Port of Longview, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 33.38 percent, from $1 billion to $667.5 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Port of Longview, Wash. ranked No. 128 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Port of Longview, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Vietnam. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, South Korea, Japan, Philippines and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 33.05 percent to $228.13 million.
    Exports rose 33.06 percent to $228.13 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Philippines rose 22.94 percent to $89.48 million.
    Exports rose 22.94 percent to $89.48 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea fell 75.58 percent to $50.89 million.
    Exports fell 77.85 percent to $44.88 million. Imports rose 3.6 percent to $6.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Taiwan rose 0.22 percent to $35.75 million.
    Exports fell 5.69 percent to $33.64 million. Imports totaled $2.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Vietnam rose 42.19 percent to $33.64 million.
    Exports rose 42.19 percent to $33.64 million. There were no imports.

Port of Longview, Wash.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 65.6 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Longview, Wash. had trade surpluses with 29 countries and deficits with 14 through May. That compares with 28 surpluses and 12 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Japan, $228.13 million; Philippines, $89.48 million; and South Korea, $38.87 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $5.54 million; Norway, $648,486; and Germany, $162,945.

Through May its top exports were Wheat; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Corn; Petroleum products; and Carbonates, in that order. Those accounted for 91.57 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Machinery for heating and sterilizing; Petroleum products; Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Various forms of salt; and Gypsum, accounting for 77.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wheat rose 1.73 percent compared to last year to $216.02 million.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc rose 11.17 percent compared to last year to $133.58 million.
  • Corn fell 47.97 percent compared to last year to $114.02 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 30.72 percent compared to last year to $73.22 million.
  • Carbonates fell 10.09 percent compared to last year to $48.1 million.

On the import side:

  • Machinery for heating and sterilizing totaled $6.51 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Petroleum products fell 56.91 percent compared to last year to $5.46 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel totaled $4.81 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Various forms of salt rose 55.15 percent compared to last year to $3.27 million.
  • Gypsum rose 60.92 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.

Last year Port of Longview, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $2.05 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.87 billion. Exports totaled $1.96 billion and imports came to $90.04 million.