Lynden border crossing, Wash.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $31.62 million for the month of June, $171.51 million through June of 2020, and $406.43 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$171.31 M
2Mexico$86,595
3The Netherlands$68,153
4United Kingdom$15,000
5China$14,956
6Italy$10,000
7India$4,987
8Switzerland$2,224

Overall Rank

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 18.4 percent through June

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 18.4 percent, from $210.19 million to $171.51 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. ranked No. 177 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Turkey, Japan, Mexico and Austria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 18.37 percent to $171.31 million.
    Exports fell 17.69 percent to $165.37 million. Imports fell 33.63 percent to $5.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 93.22 percent to $86,595.
    Exports rose 93.22 percent to $86,595. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands totaled $68,153.
    Exports totaled $68,153. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom totaled $15,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $15,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 90.52 percent to $14,956.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 90.52 percent to $14,956.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 99.99 percent of its trade with the world.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with five through June. That compares with three surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $159.43 million; Mexico, $86,595; and The Netherlands, $68,153. The top three deficits through June of this year were with United Kingdom, $15,000; China, $14,956; and Italy, $10,000.

Through June its top exports were Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Gasoline, other fuels; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Frozen fruit, nuts; and Live plants, in that order. Those accounted for 27.51 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Live plants; Returned exports, without change; Frozen fruit, nuts; and Potatoes (except sweet potatoes), accounting for 81.79 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery fell 1.46 percent compared to last year to $17.86 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 13.44 percent compared to last year to $8.73 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 1.61 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts fell 12.91 percent compared to last year to $6.5 million.
  • Live plants rose 13.76 percent compared to last year to $5.86 million.

On the import side:

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 55.98 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Live plants rose 71.57 percent compared to last year to $928,843.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 140.67 percent compared to last year to $818,676.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts fell 48.83 percent compared to last year to $783,460.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 3.72 percent compared to last year to $424,960.

Last year Lynden border crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $406.43 million. The Port’s surplus was $337.84 million. Exports totaled $372.13 million and imports came to $34.3 million.