Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Washington. In August 2022 Washington was the number 8 in total exports and the number 15 in total imports in United States.

Exports In 2021, United States' Washington exported $53.6B, making it the 8th largest exporter out of the 53 exporters in United States. In 2021 the top exports of Washington were Other Aircraft parts ($12.9B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($7.23B), Maize except seed corn ($3.85B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($2.53B), and Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.15B).

Imports In 2021, United States' Washington imported $61.8B, making it the 15th largest importer out of the 53 importers in United States. In 2021 top imports of Washington were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($6.56B), Medium Sized Cars ($3.92B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($3.78B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.71B), and Other games: video game consoles and... ($2.03B).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Washington according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Hydrides and other anions (1.6), Aircraft Parts (0.76), Hops (0.23), Other Frozen Vegetables (-0.22), and Apples and Pears (-0.77). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2021): China, $12.1B

Top Product (2021): Other Aircraft parts , $12.9B

In 2021 the top export destinations of Washington were China ($12.1B), Canada ($7.71B), Japan ($5.23B), South Korea ($2.83B), and Mexico ($2.81B).

In 2021 the top exports of Washington were Other Aircraft parts ($12.9B), Soya beans: other than seed, whether... ($7.23B), Maize except seed corn ($3.85B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... ($2.53B), and Light petroleum distillates nes ($1.15B).

Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2021): Canada, $18.7B

Top Import (2021): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., $6.56B

In 2021 the top import origins of Washington were Canada ($18.7B), China ($14.7B), Japan ($6.05B), Vietnam ($2.93B), and South Korea ($2.67B).

In 2021 the top imports of Washington were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... ($6.56B), Medium Sized Cars ($3.92B), Natural gas in gaseous state ($3.78B), Commodities not specified according to kind ($2.71B), and Other games: video game consoles and... ($2.03B).

Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Washington

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Economic Complexity (2021): -0.19

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 Gold (0.16), Scrap Lead (0.16), Other Oily Seeds (0.16), Edible Offal (0.16), and Animal Food (0.16).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Washington according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Hydrides and other anions (1.6), Aircraft Parts (0.76), Hops (0.23), Other Frozen Vegetables (-0.22), and Apples and Pears (-0.77). 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 (321.7), Hops (122.2), Forage Crops (67.6), Sorghum (58.8), and Aircraft Parts (52.0).

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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.