The Port of Vancouver USA is an economic engine for Southwest Washington. The port provides quality jobs, trade connections, a strong industrial land base, and economic stability by producing revenue for state and local services. Our budget reflects financial sustainability strategies that also consider the need for a healthy environment and community to ensure the port remains a unique and vibrant center of trade.
The transparent budgeting process includes annual public review and commission approval. The port budgets and operates under the laws applicable to a public port district as a municipal corporation under the provisions of Chapter 53 of the Revised Code of Washington. The port operates principally in two industries: marine terminal operations and industrial/commercial property leases. Among the stated goals of the Port of Vancouver USA is the pursuit of business opportunities that maximize utilization of port assets.