Lynden border crossing, Wash.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $36.62 million for the month of July, $208.13 million through July 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$207.79 M
2The Netherlands$138,490
3Mexico$134,239
4China$22,876
5Italy$17,193
6United Kingdom$15,000
7India$4,987
8Switzerland$2,224

Overall Rank

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 14.83 percent through July

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 14.83 percent, from $244.36 million to $208.13 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. ranked No. 172 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 173. It finished No. 177 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July 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, Mexico, Japan and Austria, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 29.78 percent to $171.31 million.
    Exports fell 29.33 percent to $165.37 million. Imports fell 40.4 percent to $5.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 17.6 percent to $86,595.
    Exports fell 17.6 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 July 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 July. That compares with three surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Canada, $159.43 million; Mexico, $86,595; and The Netherlands, $68,153. The top three deficits through July of this year were with United Kingdom, $15,000; China, $14,956; and Italy, $10,000.

Through July 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 26.65 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Returned exports, without change; Live plants; Frozen fruit, nuts; and Potatoes (except sweet potatoes), accounting for 79.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 5.32 percent compared to last year to $21.66 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 17.03 percent compared to last year to $9.81 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 0.82 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts fell 12.1 percent compared to last year to $7.64 million.
  • Live plants rose 15.52 percent compared to last year to $6.43 million.

On the import side:

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 67.52 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 55.69 percent compared to last year to $968,676.
  • Live plants rose 52.22 percent compared to last year to $951,881.
  • 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.