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Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $1.26 million for the month of August, $14.9 million through August 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$8.28 M
2United Kingdom$3.18 M
3France$910,924
4China$787,053
5Australia$612,000
6Italy$364,000
7Germany$287,997
8Taiwan$226,000
9Singapore$148,880
10Japan$56,000

Overall Rank

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 0.38 percent through August

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 0.38 percent, from $14.96 million to $14.9 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.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 275 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 Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Denmark, France, Germany and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 28.91 percent to $8.28 million.
    Exports fell 49.35 percent to $2.97 million. Imports fell 8.2 percent to $5.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom totaled $3.18 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $3.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 France rose 9.77 percent to $910,924.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 9.77 percent to $910,924.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 299.52 percent to $787,053.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 299.52 percent to $787,053.
  • Trade with No. 5 Australia totaled $612,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $612,000.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 92.43 percent of its trade with the world.

Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with 13 through August. That compares with one surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Denmark, $0; New Zealand, $0; and Poland, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with United Kingdom, $3.18 million; Canada, $2.34 million; and France, $910,924.

Through August its top exports were Navigational equipment; Inks; Toys, children’s bicycles, games; Cell phones, related equipment; and Books, brochures, in that order. Those accounted for 25.32 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motorboats and yachts; Value added to a returned import; Natural waters; Bit Mix Fr Nat Asph, Nat Bit,Pet Bit,Min Tar 2715; and Doors, window frames, wooden joinery, accounting for 97 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Navigational equipment fell 4.69 percent compared to last year to $202,607.
  • Inks rose 32.84 percent compared to last year to $173,252.
  • Toys, children’s bicycles, games fell 17.41 percent compared to last year to $129,875.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 74.23 percent compared to last year to $128,229.
  • Books, brochures fell 52.78 percent compared to last year to $117,997.

On the import side:

  • Motorboats and yachts rose 89.82 percent compared to last year to $7.2 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 14.99 percent compared to last year to $3.39 million.
  • Natural waters rose 52.86 percent compared to last year to $671,855.
  • Bit Mix Fr Nat Asph, Nat Bit,Pet Bit,Min Tar 2715 totaled $185,775. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 46.23 percent compared to last year to $120,487.

Last year Point Roberts Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $21.27 million. The Port’s deficit was $6.38 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, France, Taiwan, China and Denmark. Exports totaled $7.44 million and imports came to $13.82 million.