Seattle, Wa

District in Washington, state of United States

Exports (2019): $68B, Rnk 7/43

Top Destination (2019): $17.5B, Canada

Top Export (2019): $21.8B, Aircraft parts nes

Imports (2019): $74.4B, Rnk 11/43

Top Origin (2019): $18.9B, Canada

Top Import (2019): $5.44B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.18, Rnk 38 / 43

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Seattle, WA, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2019, United States' Seattle, Wa exported $68B, making it the 7th largest exporter out of the 43 exporters in United States. In 2019 the top exports of Seattle, Wa were Aircraft parts nes ($21.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($3.02B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.95B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($1.48B), and Potatoes, prepared, frozen ($955M).

Imports: In 2019, United States' Seattle, Wa imported $74.4B, making it the 11th largest importer out of the 43 importers in United States. In 2019 top imports of Seattle, Wa were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($5.44B), Aircraft parts nes ($4B), Medium Sized Cars ($2.88B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.69B), and Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >... ($2.66B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Seattle, Wa according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Film (1.89), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Fork-Lifts (1.71), and Non-optical Microscopes (1.69). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): Canada, $17.5B

Top Product (2019): Aircraft parts nes, $21.8B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Seattle, Wa were Canada ($17.5B), China ($8.51B), Japan ($6.02B), South Korea ($3.4B), and United Kingdom ($2.53B).

In 2019 the top exports of Seattle, Wa were Aircraft parts nes ($21.8B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... ($3.02B), Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.95B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($1.48B), and Potatoes, prepared, frozen ($955M).

Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (September 2019 - September 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): Canada, $18.9B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $5.44B

In 2019 the top import origins of Seattle, Wa were Canada ($18.9B), China ($16.5B), Japan ($11.6B), South Korea ($3B), and Vietnam ($2.9B).

In 2019 the top imports of Seattle, Wa were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($5.44B), Aircraft parts nes ($4B), Medium Sized Cars ($2.88B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.69B), and Turbo-jet engines of a thrust >... ($2.66B).

Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Seattle, WA throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Seattle, WA. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of United States

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Seattle, Wa ranks 38th out of the 43 districts in United States according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Seattle, Wa already has a comparative advantage, are led by Bovine Meat (0.26), Raw Cotton (0.26), Ground Nuts (0.26), Other Oily Seeds (0.26), and Tropical Fruits (0.25).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Seattle, Wa according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Film (1.89), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Fork-Lifts (1.71), and Non-optical Microscopes (1.69). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Oil Seed Flower (214), Forage Crops (68.4), Hops (64.8), Aircraft Parts (61.6), and Hydrides and other anions (44.6).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Seattle, Wa is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Seattle, Wa. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Seattle, Wa exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.