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Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $1.11 million for the month of February, $1.78 million through February of 2019, and $21.27 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$1.77 M
2Sweden$9,743
3China$525

Overall Rank

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 33.99 percent through February

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 33.99 percent, from $2.7 million to $1.78 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 284 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 New Zealand . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, Germany, Singapore and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 8.73 percent to $1.77 million.
    Exports fell 47.03 percent to $680,504. Imports rose 66.35 percent to $1.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Sweden totaled $9,743.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $9,743.
  • Trade with No. 3 China totaled $525.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $525.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 New Zealand fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with three through February. That compares with one surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Japan, $0; New Zealand, $0; and France, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $409,527; Sweden, $9,743; and China, $525.

Through February it’s top exports were Knives With Blades & Blades For Knives Nesoi, 8211; Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms; Toys, children’s bicycles, games; Inks; and Make-up and skin-care products, in that order. Those accounted for 36.72 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Natural waters; Motorboats and yachts; Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 96.3 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s exports:

  • Knives With Blades & Blades For Knives Nesoi, 8211 totaled $84,101. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms totaled $58,967. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Toys, children’s bicycles, games rose 2.3 percent compared to last year to $45,908.
  • Inks rose 82.79 percent compared to last year to $33,584.
  • Make-up and skin-care products rose 44.59 percent compared to last year to $27,311.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 18.25 percent compared to last year to $601,195.
  • Natural waters rose 414.63 percent compared to last year to $299,078.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 83.31 percent compared to last year to $119,000.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 118.62 percent compared to last year to $25,467.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 32.41 percent compared to last year to $14,834.

Last year Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $27.32 million. The Port’s deficit was $16.33 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $5.5 million and imports came to $21.83 million.