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

Exports: In 2020, United States' Washington exported $41.3B, making it the 9th largest exporter out of the 53 exporters in United States. In 2020 the top exports of Washington were Aircraft parts nes ($8.06B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($5.37B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($2.64B), Maize except seed corn ($1.7B), and Light petroleum distillates nes ($908M).

Imports: In 2020, United States' Washington imported $48.9B, making it the 15th largest importer out of the 53 importers in United States. In 2020 top imports of Washington were Medium Sized Cars ($4.16B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($3.54B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.53B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($2.11B), and Games: video game consoles and machines,... ($1.96B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Washington according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), Other Engines (0.91), and Laboratory Reagents (0.88). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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EXPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): $827M, (29.7%)

IMPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): $1.71B, (54.9%)

This section shows exports and imports data at subnational level for Washington. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any product, destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Washington over time.

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Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): China, $9.13B

Top Product (2020): Aircraft parts nes, $8.06B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Washington were China ($9.13B), Canada ($6.26B), Japan ($4.81B), South Korea ($1.92B), and Philippines ($1.71B).

In 2020 the top exports of Washington were Aircraft parts nes ($8.06B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($5.37B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($2.64B), Maize except seed corn ($1.7B), and Light petroleum distillates nes ($908M).

Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): Canada, $12.8B

Top Import (2020): Medium Sized Cars, $4.16B

In 2020 the top import origins of Washington were Canada ($12.8B), China ($11.6B), Japan ($5.96B), Vietnam ($2.69B), and South Korea ($2.07B).

In 2020 the top imports of Washington were Medium Sized Cars ($4.16B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($3.54B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.53B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($2.11B), and Games: video game consoles and machines,... ($1.96B).

Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of United States

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Economic Complexity (2020): -0.14

Washington ranks 49th out of the 53 states and territories in United States according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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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 Washington already has a comparative advantage, are led by Scrap Lead (0.19), Other Oily Seeds (0.19), Crude Petroleum (0.19), Non-fillet Fresh Fish (0.19), and Ground Nuts (0.19).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Washington according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.7), Other Engines (0.91), and Laboratory Reagents (0.88). 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 (437), Hops (116), Forage Crops (76), Sorghum (56.7), and Soybeans (40.2).

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 Washington 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  Washington. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Washington 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.