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Port of Olympia, Wash.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade totaled $9.11 million for the month of October, $104.38 million through October of 2018, and $123.25 million for all of 2017, 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$48.96 M
2China$35.03 M
3South Korea$13.46 M
4Vietnam$5.94 M
5Canada$954,657
6Italy$39,176
7Taiwan$3,168

Overall Rank

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade increases 1.22 percent through October

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 1.22 percent, from $103.13 million to $104.38 million 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 Olympia, Wash. ranked No. 218 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. 217. It finished No. 219 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 Olympia, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 6.72 percent to $48.96 million.
    Exports rose 6.72 percent to $48.96 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 21.8 percent to $35.03 million.
    Exports rose 21.96 percent to $35 million. Imports fell 59.08 percent to $23,009.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 0.97 percent to $13.46 million.
    Exports rose 1.02 percent to $13.46 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam fell 13.67 percent to $5.94 million.
    Exports fell 13.67 percent to $5.94 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 72.78 percent to $954,657.
    Exports fell 82.5 percent to $559,351. Imports rose 27.05 percent to $395,306.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.96 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Olympia, Wash. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with two through October. That compares with five surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Japan, $48.96 million; China, $34.98 million; and South Korea, $13.46 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Italy, $39,176; Taiwan, $3,168; and Mexico, $0.

Through October it’s top exports were Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Live cattle; Computer chips; Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts; and Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 99.77 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Defense-related aircraft, parts; TVs, computer monitors; Electric sound or visual signaling equipment; Machinery for sorting minerals, ores; and Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439, accounting for 96.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc rose 9.25 percent compared to last year to $95.95 million.
  • Live cattle fell 12.02 percent compared to last year to $5.94 million.
  • Computer chips rose 6120.58 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Fork-lifts, other trucks with lifts rose 20.72 percent compared to last year to $258,560.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. fell 40.05 percent compared to last year to $152,127.

On the import side:

  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 51.31 percent compared to last year to $378,337.
  • TVs, computer monitors totaled $39,176. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric sound or visual signaling equipment totaled $10,520. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Machinery for sorting minerals, ores totaled $8,511. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439 totaled $6,545. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Olympia, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $129.49 million. The Port’s surplus was $101.94 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $115.71 million and imports came to $13.77 million.