Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

698.70%

Compared to last month

-8.23%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

173.95%

Compared to last month

82.79%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

827.45%

Compared to last month

-11.42%

Current RankAmong U.S. airports, seaports, border crossings

197

Rank 2020

251

Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s total trade with the world was $19.25 million in May, a change of 698.70 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 173.95 percent and the change in imports was 827.45 percent. Laurier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 197 among U.S. trade partners in May. It had ranked No. 251 for the same month last year.

Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top three exports by value in May were (1) Live plants, (2) Polyurethanes, and (3) Diesel Engines from Internal Combustion engines. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic, (2) Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806, and (3) Misc. ash and slag. By tonnage, Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top three exports were (1) Plastic boxes, containers, (2) Live plants, and (3) Furniture, parts. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Live plants, (2) Machinery for heating and sterilizing, and (3) Mineral tars.

Top Trading Countries

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$88.5 million

Overall Rank

Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 246.92 percent through May

Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 246.92 percent, from $25.5 million to $88.47 million through the first five months of 2021 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 $1.79 trillion, with exports at $692.28 billion and imports at $1.09 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 20.62 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 18.92 percent and imports rose 21.72 percent.

Laurier Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 198 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2021. During the same period of 2020 it ranked No. 232. It finished No. 225 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; Port Laredo; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through May Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners only trade partners was . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots was held by , respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

    Laurier Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 0 percent of its trade with the world.

    Laurier Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with one through May. That compares with zero surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top surplus through May of this year was , $0. The top deficit through May of this year was , $0.

    Through May its top exports were Live plants; Polyurethanes; Civilian aircraft, parts; Electric motors, generators, not sets; and Diesel Engines from Internal Combustion engines, in that order. Those accounted for 64.37 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806; Misc. ash and slag; Misc. iron or steel structures and parts; and Live plants, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

    • Live plants rose 81.76 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
    • Polyurethanes fell 3.06 percent compared to last year to $686,637.
    • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $466,230. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Electric motors, generators, not sets totaled $161,551. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Diesel Engines from Internal Combustion engines rose 1154.96 percent compared to last year to $154,611.

    On the import side:

    • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 352.57 percent compared to last year to $80.23 million.
    • Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806 fell 24.31 percent compared to last year to $3.26 million.
    • Misc. ash and slag fell 16.16 percent compared to last year to $618,727.
    • Misc. iron or steel structures and parts rose 48.56 percent compared to last year to $11,726.
    • Live plants totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

    Last year Laurier Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $101.29 million. The Port’s deficit was $88.43 million. Exports totaled $6.43 million and imports came to $94.86 million.