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Lynden border crossing, Wash.

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $36.13 million for the month of August, $280.49 million through August of 2019, and $451.39 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$280.1 M
2Turkey$177,600
3Mexico$105,087
4Japan$75,000
5Austria$15,000
6China$7,850
7Switzerland$5,853

Overall Rank

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 4.64 percent through August

Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 4.64 percent, from $294.13 million to $280.49 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.

Lynden border crossing, Wash. ranked No. 173 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 Lynden border crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Austria. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Austria, Mexico, China and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 4.72 percent to $280.1 million.
    Exports fell 6.03 percent to $268.78 million. Imports rose 42.63 percent to $11.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Turkey totaled $177,600.
    Exports totaled $177,600. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 114.96 percent to $105,087.
    Exports rose 114.96 percent to $105,087. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 973.73 percent to $75,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 973.73 percent to $75,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 Austria fell 82.8 percent to $15,000.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 82.8 percent to $15,000.

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

Lynden border crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with four through August. That compares with two surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $257.47 million; Turkey, $177,600; and Mexico, $105,087. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Japan, $75,000; Austria, $15,000; and China, $7,850.

Through August its top exports were Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Gasoline, other fuels; Frozen fruit, nuts; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Commercial vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 23.58 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; Frozen fruit, nuts; Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 76.08 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery fell 18.29 percent compared to last year to $22.78 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 5.27 percent compared to last year to $13.4 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts rose 41.39 percent compared to last year to $9.92 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 12.52 percent compared to last year to $8.91 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 44.89 percent compared to last year to $8.44 million.

On the import side:

  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 942.69 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts rose 2.97 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery fell 24.45 percent compared to last year to $1.7 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 1667.95 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 68.36 percent compared to last year to $991,620.

Last year Lynden border crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $451.39 million. The Port’s surplus was $333.43 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Mexico, Austria, China and France. Exports totaled $392.41 million and imports came to $58.98 million.