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Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $3.15 million for the month of August, $82.07 million through August of 2019, and $135.28 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$81.83 M
2Japan$100,920
3Australia$55,822
4China$39,182
5South Korea$24,500
6Taiwan$9,872
7Thailand$6,799
8Vietnam$270

Overall Rank

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 11.25 percent through August

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 11.25 percent, from $92.47 million to $82.07 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.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 217 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 Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 10.78 percent to $81.83 million.
    Exports fell 11.67 percent to $77.25 million. Imports rose 7.35 percent to $4.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 83.7 percent to $100,920.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 83.7 percent to $100,920.
  • Trade with No. 3 Australia totaled $55,822.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $55,822.
  • Trade with No. 4 China totaled $39,182.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $39,182.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea totaled $24,500.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $24,500.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.98 percent of its trade with the world.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with seven through August. That compares with two surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $72.68 million; Mexico, $0; and New Zealand, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Japan, $100,920; Australia, $55,822; and China, $39,182.

Through August its top exports were Zinc ores and concentrates; Lead ores and concentrates; Finishing Agents Etc For Textiles, Paper Etc 3809; Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; and Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439, in that order. Those accounted for 98.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Misc. wood articles; Misc. coloring preparations and materials; Hardware for fixtures; and Hoopwood; split poles; pickets, stakes, accounting for 97.15 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Zinc ores and concentrates fell 6.71 percent compared to last year to $48.15 million.
  • Lead ores and concentrates fell 19.85 percent compared to last year to $27.13 million.
  • Finishing Agents Etc For Textiles, Paper Etc 3809 rose 172.38 percent compared to last year to $486,247.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 300.38 percent compared to last year to $402,543.
  • Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439 totaled $224,955. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 8.8 percent compared to last year to $4.43 million.
  • Misc. wood articles totaled $109,058. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. coloring preparations and materials totaled $58,377. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hardware for fixtures totaled $47,386. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hoopwood; split poles; pickets, stakes totaled $26,976. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $135.28 million. The Port’s surplus was $121.33 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Japan, Philippines, Mexico and Singapore. Exports totaled $128.31 million and imports came to $6.97 million.