Port of Kalama, Wash.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade totaled $252.48 million for the month of May, $1.48 billion through May of 2020, and $3.77 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$418.31 M
2China$402.86 M
3Philippines$157.87 M
4South Korea$135.51 M
5Indonesia$84.86 M
6Taiwan$77.51 M
7Bangladesh$75.63 M
8Thailand$26.89 M
9Republic Of Yemen$24.36 M
10Ecuador$18.12 M

Overall Rank

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade increases 6.13 percent through May

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 6.13 percent, from $1.4 billion to $1.48 billion 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 Kalama, Wash. ranked No. 106 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 Kalama, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Indonesia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and Philippines, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan fell 10.86 percent to $418.31 million.
    Exports rose 737.78 percent to $403 million. Imports fell 96.37 percent to $15.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 3.91 percent to $402.86 million.
    Exports totaled $402.86 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Philippines rose 112.1 percent to $157.87 million.
    Exports totaled $157.87 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 20.8 percent to $135.51 million.
    Exports rose 487.03 percent to $103.51 million. Imports fell 66.15 percent to $32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Indonesia rose 42.27 percent to $84.86 million.
    Exports totaled $84.86 million. There were no imports.

Port of Kalama, Wash.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 80.79 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Kalama, Wash. had trade surpluses with 17 countries and deficits with two through May. That compares with three surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with China, $402.86 million; Japan, $387.7 million; and Philippines, $157.87 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Australia, $6.48 million; New Zealand, $19,141; and Egypt, $0.

Through May its top exports were Wheat; Soybeans; Corn; Grain sorghum; and Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Cyclic hydrocarbons; Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide; Wheat; and Soybeans, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wheat rose 59.48 percent compared to last year to $756.1 million.
  • Soybeans fell 26.61 percent compared to last year to $333.41 million.
  • Corn fell 26.54 percent compared to last year to $274.76 million.
  • Grain sorghum rose 690.16 percent compared to last year to $56.48 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 29.06 percent compared to last year to $47.32 million.
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons fell 19.19 percent compared to last year to $10.08 million.
  • Misc. flat-rolled steel, more than 600mm wide fell 35.33 percent compared to last year to $6.48 million.
  • Wheat totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Soybeans totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Kalama, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $3.77 billion. The Port’s surplus was $3.39 billion. Exports totaled $3.58 billion and imports came to $191.57 million.