Top Exports From Portland/Columbia-Snake RiverTotal Exports From Portland/Columbia-Snake River: $5,760,603,875
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|2||Soybeans, whether broken or not||$1,196,851,519|
|3||Electronic integrated circuits||$690,522,936|
|6||Copper ores and concentrates||$264,519,798|
|7||Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc||$262,190,265|
|9||Scrap iron, steel||$134,772,125|
Top Imports To Portland/Columbia-Snake RiverTotal Imports To Portland/Columbia-Snake River: $4,453,539,531
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$2,259,589,197|
|3||Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel||$111,187,694|
|4||Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf||$105,060,242|
|7||Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel||$77,634,967|
|8||Printers, all types, parts||$75,441,845|
|9||TVs, computer monitors||$64,604,864|
|10||Railway Etc Track Construct Material, Iron & 7302||$61,741,018|
Top Portland/Columbia-Snake River Trading PartnersTotal Portland/Columbia-Snake River trade: $10,214,143,406
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Portland/Columbia-Snake River’s trade increases 8.49 percent through April
Portland/Columbia-Snake River’s trade with the world rose to $10,214,143,406 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 8.49 percent increases the Customs district’s total trade during the same time period last year. The district’s exports increased 29.68 percent while imports dropped -10.44 percent.
Through April the district’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Taiwan. Through the first four months of the last year, top five spots were held by Japan, China, South Korea, Philippines and Taiwan, respectively.
Taking a closer look at the leading trade partners with Portland/Columbia-Snake River:
- No.1 Japan’s trade fell -7.14 percent to $3,105,236,435.
Exports rose 10.23 percent to $835,575,129. Imports fell -12.23 percent to $2,269,661,306.
- No.2 China’s trade rose 51.48 percent to $3,027,382,486.
Exports rose 82.80 percent to $2,329,612,587. Imports fell -3.63 percent to $697,769,899.
- No.3 South Korea’s trade fell -28.14 percent to $843,634,382.
Exports fell -42.41 percent to $365,406,478. Imports fell -11.34 percent to $478,227,904.
- No.4 Malaysia’s trade rose 109.46 percent to $354,979,445.
Exports rose 132.14 percent to $289,302,523. Imports rose 46.43 percent to $65,676,922.
- No.5 Taiwan’s trade rose 24.99 percent to $299,615,680.
Exports rose 35.90 percent to $216,246,472. Imports rose 3.45 percent to $83,369,208.
Portland/Columbia-Snake River’s top five trading partners through April accounted for 74.71 percent of its trade with the world. The U.S. average for the same period was 53.19 percent.
Portland/Columbia-Snake River had trade surpluses with 68 countries and deficits with 64 through April. That compares with 72 surpluses and 56 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through April of this year were with China, $1,631,842,688; Philippines, $257,885,112; and Malaysia, $223,625,601. The top three deficits were with Japan ($1,434,086,177), South Korea ($112,821,426) and Russia ($93,297,732).
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093 as imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five trade districts so far this year, by value, are Los Angeles, New York City, Laredo, Houston and Detroit. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
Portland/Columbia-Snake River’s top five exports by value through April were wheat, meslin; soybeans, whether broken or not; electronic integrated circuits; corn; and potassic fertilizers, in that order. Those accounted for 68.90 percent of its total outbound trade. The value of the district’s top five imports, motor vehicles for transporting people; computers; semifinished products of iron, nonalloy steel; misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; and nitrogenous fertilizers, accounted for 60.55 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Portland/Columbia-Snake River exports:
- Wheat, meslin rose 3.17 percent compared to last year to $1,393,959,892.
- Soybeans, whether broken or not rose 59.80 percent compared to last year to $1,196,851,519.
- Electronic integrated circuits rose 220.69 percent compared to last year to $690,522,936.
- Corn rose 123.08 percent compared to last year to $354,231,044.
- Potassic fertilizers rose 38.87 percent compared to last year to $333,681,838.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell -12.57 percent compared to last year to $2,259,589,197.
- Computers rose 21.11 percent compared to last year to $133,869,956.
- Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel fell -38.54 percent compared to last year to $111,187,694.
- Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf rose 13.12 percent compared to last year to $105,060,242.
- Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 50.57 percent compared to last year to $86,739,122.
Last year the Portland/Columbia-Snake River district posted total trade with the world of $29,359,465,270. The district’s surplus was $2,092,565,708. At year end, the region’s top five partners were Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan. Exports totaled $15,726,015,489 and imports came to $13,633,449,781.