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Port of Skagway, Alaska

Port of Skagway, Alaska’s trade totaled $8.61 million for the month of February, $15.88 million through February of 2019, and $295.05 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
1Canada$15.88 M

Overall Rank

Port of Skagway, Alaska’s trade decreases 43.69 percent through February

Port of Skagway, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 43.69 percent, from $28.2 million to $15.88 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Skagway, Alaska ranked No. 213 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Port of Skagway, Alaska’s top trade parters only trade partners was . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots was held by , respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

    Port of Skagway, Alaska’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 0 percent of its trade with the world.

    Port of Skagway, Alaska had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with zero through February. That compares with zero surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top surplus through February of this year was Canada, $0. The top deficit through February of this year was Canada, $0.

    Through February it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Float glass, polished sheets; Cullet a Oth Wst a Scrp Glass; Glass in Mass 7001; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Automatic regulating instruments, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Copper ores and concentrates; Gold; Parts for heavy machinery; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Wires, ropes, stranded, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

    Looking more closely at Port of Skagway, Alaska’s exports:

    • Gasoline, other fuels rose 24.68 percent compared to last year to $11.11 million.
    • Float glass, polished sheets fell 31.15 percent compared to last year to $22,665.
    • Cullet a Oth Wst a Scrp Glass; Glass in Mass 7001 totaled $10,918. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $2,824. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Automatic regulating instruments, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

    On the import side:

    • Copper ores and concentrates fell 67.19 percent compared to last year to $4.54 million.
    • Gold totaled $183,505. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $6,400. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 66.93 percent compared to last year to $3,960.
    • Wires, ropes, stranded totaled $3,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

    Last year Port of Skagway, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $309.01 million. The Port’s deficit was $8.23 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $150.39 million and imports came to $158.62 million.