Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $8.91 million for the month of July, $64.72 million through July of 2020, and $92.87 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Canada$64.71 M
2China$3,021
3Italy$2,078
4Romania$963

Overall Rank

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 19.08 percent through July

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 19.08 percent, from $54.35 million to $64.72 million through the first seven months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 217 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 224. It finished No. 228 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Romania and No. 5 Spain. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Spain, United Kingdom and Czech Republic, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 3.04 percent to $55.8 million.
    Exports rose 72.99 percent to $27.14 million. Imports fell 25.5 percent to $28.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 98.03 percent to $3,021.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 98.03 percent to $3,021.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy totaled $2,078.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2,078.
  • Trade with No. 4 Romania totaled $963.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $963.
  • Trade with No. 5 Spain fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with four through July. That compares with zero surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Spain, $0; Germany, $0; and Czech Republic, $0. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Canada, $1.52 million; China, $3,021; and Italy, $2,078.

Through July its top exports were Lead ores and concentrates; Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p; Ash and residues, with metal content; Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat; and Lead, unwrought, in that order. Those accounted for 68.84 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Nitrogenous fertilizers; Lead, unwrought; Hydrogen, raw gases; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Sulfates, accounting for 76.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s exports:

  • Lead ores and concentrates rose 589.12 percent compared to last year to $8.05 million.
  • Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p rose 349.37 percent compared to last year to $6.06 million.
  • Ash and residues, with metal content rose 28.21 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat rose 960.47 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Lead, unwrought rose 219.68 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.

On the import side:

  • Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 15 percent compared to last year to $9.08 million.
  • Lead, unwrought rose 57.35 percent compared to last year to $6.36 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 42.93 percent compared to last year to $3.36 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 157.01 percent compared to last year to $3.36 million.
  • Sulfates rose 148.27 percent compared to last year to $3.29 million.

Last year Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $92.87 million. The Port’s deficit was $35.11 million. Exports totaled $28.88 million and imports came to $63.99 million.