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Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $952,445 for the month of October, $19.15 million through October of 2018, and $19.23 million for all of 2017, 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$14.47 M
2France$1.22 M
3China$981,250
4Denmark$926,288
5Germany$660,295
6Taiwan$564,900
7Singapore$141,700
8Poland$124,000
9Japan$45,000
10Venezuela$4,000

Overall Rank

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 13.37 percent through October

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 13.37 percent, from $16.89 million to $19.15 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 282 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 282. It finished No. 289 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 China, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, China, Germany and Australia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 1.55 percent to $14.47 million.
    Exports rose 64.44 percent to $6.93 million. Imports fell 24.84 percent to $7.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 32.51 percent to $1.22 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 32.51 percent to $1.22 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 12.21 percent to $981,250.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 12.21 percent to $981,250.
  • Trade with No. 4 Denmark totaled $926,288.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $926,288.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 110.81 percent to $660,295.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 110.81 percent to $660,295.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 95.37 percent of its trade with the world.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with 12 through October. That compares with zero surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Spain, $0; Australia, $0; and South Africa, $0. The top three deficits through October of this year were with France, $1.22 million; China, $981,250; and Denmark, $926,288.

Through October it’s top exports were Motorboats and yachts; Frozen fish; Navigational equipment; Books, brochures; and Knives With Blades & Blades For Knives Nesoi, 8211, in that order. Those accounted for 45.34 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motorboats and yachts; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Natural waters; and Misc. builders’ plastics, accounting for 95.74 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motorboats and yachts rose 1192.05 percent compared to last year to $1.89 million.
  • Frozen fish totaled $361,363. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Navigational equipment rose 337.13 percent compared to last year to $361,115.
  • Books, brochures rose 11.55 percent compared to last year to $274,941.
  • Knives With Blades & Blades For Knives Nesoi, 8211 rose 1101.71 percent compared to last year to $264,918.

On the import side:

  • Motorboats and yachts fell 16.24 percent compared to last year to $5.14 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 2.92 percent compared to last year to $4.56 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 72.11 percent compared to last year to $1.37 million.
  • Natural waters fell 13.35 percent compared to last year to $499,893.
  • Misc. builders’ plastics rose 918.97 percent compared to last year to $111,822.

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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $5.5 million and imports came to $21.83 million.