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Lynden border crossing, Wash.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $65.11 million for the month of October, $388.78 million through October of 2018, and $403.96 million for all of 2017, 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$388.58 M
2Austria$87,200
3Mexico$76,324
4China$21,522
5Japan$6,985
6Switzerland$5,855

Overall Rank

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 15.48 percent through October

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 15.48 percent, from $336.65 million to $388.78 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.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. ranked No. 172 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. 174. It finished No. 174 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 Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Albania and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 15.58 percent to $388.58 million.
    Exports rose 11.87 percent to $342.89 million. Imports rose 53.79 percent to $45.69 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Austria rose 3388 percent to $87,200.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 3388 percent to $87,200.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 142.85 percent to $76,324.
    Exports rose 142.85 percent to $76,324. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 863.82 percent to $21,522.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 863.82 percent to $21,522.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan totaled $6,985.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $6,985.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with four through October. That compares with two surpluses and eight deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $297.19 million; Mexico, $76,324; and Albania, $0. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Austria, $87,200; China, $21,522; and Japan, $6,985.

Through October it’s top exports were Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Gasoline, other fuels; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Articles of Asphalt or of Similar Material 6807; and Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement, in that order. Those accounted for 25.63 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Frozen fruit, nuts; Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 92.27 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s exports:

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 66.85 percent compared to last year to $35.3 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 19.33 percent compared to last year to $18.17 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 11.33 percent compared to last year to $11.97 million.
  • Articles of Asphalt or of Similar Material 6807 rose 12.85 percent compared to last year to $11.82 million.
  • Articles of asbestos-cement, cell fiber cement rose 77.97 percent compared to last year to $10.65 million.

On the import side:

  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 71.02 percent compared to last year to $34.99 million.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 28.91 percent compared to last year to $2.66 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts rose 8170.36 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 33.91 percent compared to last year to $1.61 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 40.36 percent compared to last year to $859,401.

Last year Lynden border crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $285.26 million. The Port’s surplus was $193.21 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $239.24 million and imports came to $46.02 million.