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Port of Olympia, Wash.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade totaled $5.41 million for the month of September, $77.61 million through September of 2019, and $131.18 million 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$50.19 M
2South Korea$10.67 M
3China$10.26 M
4Vietnam$3 M
5Canada$1.87 M
6India$1.07 M
7Philippines$384,056
8Cambodia$170,765
9Taiwan$4,113
10Indonesia$1,118

Overall Rank

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade decreases 18.54 percent through September

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 18.54 percent, from $95.28 million to $77.61 million through the first nine 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 $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Port of Olympia, Wash. ranked No. 222 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through September Port of Olympia, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, 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 19.2 percent to $50.19 million.
    Exports rose 19.2 percent to $50.19 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea fell 5.41 percent to $10.67 million.
    Exports fell 5.41 percent to $10.67 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 70.72 percent to $10.26 million.
    Exports fell 71.86 percent to $9.85 million. Imports rose 1673.42 percent to $408,046.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam fell 49.52 percent to $3 million.
    Exports fell 49.52 percent to $3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 102.84 percent to $1.87 million.
    Exports rose 201.56 percent to $1.69 million. Imports fell 49.78 percent to $181,687.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 97.9 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Olympia, Wash. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with five through September. That compares with five surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Japan, $50.19 million; South Korea, $10.67 million; and China, $9.44 million. The top three deficits through September of this year were with India, $1.07 million; Philippines, $384,056; and Cambodia, $170,765.

Through September its top exports were Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Live cattle; Containers for transportation; TVs, computer monitors; and Handsaws & Met Pts; Saw Blades; Base Mtl Saw 8202, in that order. Those accounted for 99.68 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing; Carnival art; Machinery for heating and sterilizing; Textile Book Cov Fab; Trac Cl; Paint Canvas E 5901; and Refrigerators, freezers, accounting for 83.59 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 fell 18.78 percent compared to last year to $70.59 million.
  • Live cattle fell 49.52 percent compared to last year to $3 million.
  • Containers for transportation totaled $770,356. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • TVs, computer monitors rose 5501.23 percent compared to last year to $730,512.
  • Handsaws & Met Pts; Saw Blades; Base Mtl Saw 8202 rose 218.14 percent compared to last year to $64,446.

On the import side:

  • Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing totaled $1.07 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Carnival art totaled $290,394. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Machinery for heating and sterilizing totaled $211,440. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Textile Book Cov Fab; Trac Cl; Paint Canvas E 5901 totaled $172,326. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Refrigerators, freezers totaled $111,896. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Olympia, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $131.18 million. The Port’s surplus was $129.93 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and Canada. Exports totaled $130.56 million and imports came to $623,602.

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