|1||Ash and residues, with metal content||$3.1 M|
|2||Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p||$2.8 M|
|3||Lead ores and concentrates||$2.67 M|
|4||Lead, unwrought||$2.29 M|
|5||Trailers and similar vehicles||$2.06 M|
|6||Hydrogen peroxide||$1.89 M|
|7||Aluminum, unwrought||$1.7 M|
|10||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$565,791|
|1||Nitrogenous fertilizers||$13.3 M|
|2||Zinc, unwrought||$8.25 M|
|3||Lead, unwrought||$7.06 M|
|4||Hydrazine, other metal oxides||$5.96 M|
|6||Hydrogen, raw gases||$4.5 M|
|7||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$2.04 M|
|8||Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc||$1.98 M|
Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 3.56 percent through October
Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 3.56 percent, from $79.08 million to $76.26 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 230 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 232. It finished No. 233 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Denmark . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, Mexico, China and Austria, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 3.9 percent to $75.91 million.
Exports rose 1.11 percent to $24.03 million. Imports fell 6.05 percent to $51.88 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom totaled $314,000.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $314,000.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 30.72 percent to $24,685.
Exports totaled $4,085. Imports rose 9.09 percent to $20,600.
- Trade with No. 4 Spain totaled $13,595.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $13,595.
- Trade with No. 5 Denmark totaled $4,154.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $4,154.
Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with six through October. That compares with zero surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $0; Austria, $0; and Germany, $0. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $27.85 million; United Kingdom, $314,000; and China, $16,515.
Through October it’s top exports were Ash and residues, with metal content; Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p; Lead ores and concentrates; Lead, unwrought; and Trailers and similar vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 53.81 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Nitrogenous fertilizers; Zinc, unwrought; Lead, unwrought; Hydrazine, other metal oxides; and Chlorides, accounting for 76.79 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s exports:
- Ash and residues, with metal content totaled $3.1 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p fell 16.07 percent compared to last year to $2.8 million.
- Lead ores and concentrates rose 230.85 percent compared to last year to $2.67 million.
- Lead, unwrought rose 94.68 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.
- Trailers and similar vehicles rose 61.5 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
On the import side:
- Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 30.03 percent compared to last year to $13.3 million.
- Zinc, unwrought rose 27.99 percent compared to last year to $8.25 million.
- Lead, unwrought fell 31.82 percent compared to last year to $7.06 million.
- Hydrazine, other metal oxides fell 1.03 percent compared to last year to $5.96 million.
- Chlorides rose 118.75 percent compared to last year to $5.54 million.
Last year Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $150.63 million. The Port’s surplus was $50.95 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $100.79 million and imports came to $49.84 million.