Port of Olympia, Wash.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade totaled $13.07 million for the month of June, $57.33 million through June of 2020, and $98.61 million 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$28.85 M
2Vietnam$13.52 M
3China$9.4 M
4South Korea$5.09 M
5Canada$381,123
6Mexico$52,165
7Germany$26,914
8Cambodia$4,772
9Taiwan$3,602
10United Kingdom$3,270

Overall Rank

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade increases 24.55 percent through June

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 24.55 percent, from $46.03 million to $57.33 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Port of Olympia, Wash. ranked No. 227 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Port of Olympia, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea 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 12.58 percent to $28.85 million.
    Exports rose 12.55 percent to $28.85 million. Imports totaled $7,644.
  • Trade with No. 2 Vietnam rose 350.85 percent to $13.52 million.
    Exports rose 350.76 percent to $13.52 million. Imports totaled $2,798.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 7.03 percent to $9.4 million.
    Exports rose 7.05 percent to $9.34 million. Imports rose 3.4 percent to $59,065.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 2.64 percent to $5.09 million.
    Exports fell 2.64 percent to $5.09 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 78.54 percent to $381,123.
    Exports fell 89.19 percent to $173,505. Imports rose 21.97 percent to $207,618.

Port of Olympia, Wash.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 99.84 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Olympia, Wash. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with eight through June. That compares with five surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Japan, $28.84 million; Vietnam, $13.51 million; and China, $9.28 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Mexico, $52,165; Canada, $34,113; and Germany, $26,914.

Through June its top exports were Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Live cattle; Parts for heavy machinery; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Chain & Parts, of Iron or Steel 7315, in that order. Those accounted for 99.92 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Cameras, including TV cameras; Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures; Leather shoes; Returned exports, with change; and Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted, accounting for 63.46 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 9.44 percent compared to last year to $43.24 million.
  • Live cattle rose 350.76 percent compared to last year to $13.52 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $88,706. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 1693.17 percent compared to last year to $48,541.
  • Chain & Parts, of Iron or Steel 7315 rose 297.77 percent compared to last year to $25,716.

On the import side:

  • Cameras, including TV cameras totaled $87,375. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures totaled $51,374. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Leather shoes totaled $47,003. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, with change totaled $26,914. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted totaled $21,334. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Olympia, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $98.61 million. The Port’s surplus was $93.83 million. Exports totaled $96.22 million and imports came to $2.39 million.