Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $8.11 million for the month of May, $44.12 million through May 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$44.11 M
2China$3,021
3Italy$2,078

Overall Rank

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 16.55 percent through May

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 16.55 percent, from $37.85 million to $44.12 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 228 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through May Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Czech Republic. 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 17.06 percent to $44.11 million.
    Exports rose 89.97 percent to $19.63 million. Imports fell 10.48 percent to $24.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 97.7 percent to $3,021.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 97.7 percent to $3,021.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy totaled $2,078.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2,078.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Czech Republic fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

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

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with zero surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $0; Czech Republic, $0; and Germany, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $4.85 million; China, $3,021; and Italy, $2,078.

Through May 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 68.72 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Nitrogenous fertilizers; Lead, unwrought; Sulfates; Hydrogen, raw gases; and Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic, accounting for 75.71 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Lead ores and concentrates rose 371.79 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
  • Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p rose 316.52 percent compared to last year to $3.73 million.
  • Ash and residues, with metal content rose 62.47 percent compared to last year to $2.74 million.
  • Coke, etc., from coal, lignite, peat rose 609.8 percent compared to last year to $1.44 million.
  • Lead, unwrought rose 603.2 percent compared to last year to $784,018.

On the import side:

  • Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 5.95 percent compared to last year to $7.78 million.
  • Lead, unwrought rose 87.82 percent compared to last year to $4.21 million.
  • Sulfates rose 143.81 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 28.49 percent compared to last year to $2.19 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 178.43 percent compared to last year to $2.08 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.