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Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $7.77 million for the month of August, $62.12 million through August of 2019, and $86.15 million for all of 2018, 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$61.9 M
2China$153,433
3Germany$22,352
4Spain$19,259
5United Kingdom$15,945
6Philippines$10,085
7Czech Republic$2,527

Overall Rank

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 2.89 percent through August

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 2.89 percent, from $63.97 million to $62.12 million through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 226 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 2.71 percent to $61.9 million.
    Exports fell 6.91 percent to $18.25 million. Imports fell 0.83 percent to $43.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 529.21 percent to $153,433.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 655.83 percent to $153,433.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany totaled $22,352.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $22,352.
  • Trade with No. 4 Spain rose 41.66 percent to $19,259.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 41.66 percent to $19,259.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 94.92 percent to $15,945.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 94.92 percent to $15,945.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.98 percent of its trade with the world.

Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with seven through August. That compares with zero surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Czech Republic, $2,527; Philippines, $10,085; and United Kingdom, $15,945. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $25.4 million; China, $153,433; and Germany, $22,352.

Through August its top exports were Ash and residues, with metal content; Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p; Carbonates; Hydrogen peroxide; and Lead ores and concentrates, in that order. Those accounted for 52.33 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Nitrogenous fertilizers; Hydrazine, other metal oxides; Zinc, unwrought; Lead, unwrought; and Chlorides, accounting for 83.13 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Ash and residues, with metal content rose 110.65 percent compared to last year to $3.77 million.
  • Battery waste, scrap, misc. electrical machinery p fell 31.25 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Carbonates rose 177.72 percent compared to last year to $1.5 million.
  • Hydrogen peroxide fell 24.3 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.
  • Lead ores and concentrates fell 50.82 percent compared to last year to $1.17 million.

On the import side:

  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 17.23 percent compared to last year to $12.4 million.
  • Hydrazine, other metal oxides rose 99.79 percent compared to last year to $10.4 million.
  • Zinc, unwrought fell 29.02 percent compared to last year to $4.9 million.
  • Lead, unwrought fell 32.6 percent compared to last year to $4.62 million.
  • Chlorides fell 7.14 percent compared to last year to $4.16 million.

Last year Frontier Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $86.15 million. The Port’s deficit was $33.57 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, United Kingdom, China, Spain and Denmark. Exports totaled $26.29 million and imports came to $59.86 million.