Richford Border Crossing, Vt.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade totaled $1.65 million for the month of June, $14.42 million through June of 2020, and $45.6 million for all of 2019, 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$14.39 M
2China$17,268
3Thailand$7,200
4Turkey$847
5Portugal$426

Overall Rank

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade decreases 37.91 percent through June

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade with the world fell 37.91 percent, from $23.23 million to $14.42 million through the first six months of 2020 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt. ranked No. 254 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

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 June Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Portugal. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Portugal, South Korea, China and Thailand, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 37.63 percent to $14.39 million.
    Exports fell 3.53 percent to $3.25 million. Imports fell 43.47 percent to $11.14 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 24.97 percent to $17,268.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 24.97 percent to $17,268.
  • Trade with No. 3 Thailand totaled $7,200.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $7,200.
  • Trade with No. 4 Turkey totaled $847.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $847.
  • Trade with No. 5 Portugal fell 99.54 percent to $426.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 99.54 percent to $426.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with five through June. That compares with zero surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with South Korea, $0; Portugal, $426; and Turkey, $847. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $7.89 million; China, $17,268; and Thailand, $7,200.

Through June its top exports were Preparations for animal feeding; Misc. coloring preparations and materials; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts; and Misc. plastic articles, in that order. Those accounted for 73.34 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Particle board; Corn; Misc. builders’ plastics; Barley; and LNG, other petroleum gases, accounting for 70.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s exports:

  • Preparations for animal feeding rose 26.15 percent compared to last year to $737,028.
  • Misc. coloring preparations and materials rose 2.65 percent compared to last year to $506,445.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 48.36 percent compared to last year to $500,577.
  • Machinery for rubber, plastic industry, parts rose 212.14 percent compared to last year to $373,404.
  • Misc. plastic articles rose 3.93 percent compared to last year to $267,727.

On the import side:

  • Particle board fell 68.33 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Corn fell 6.81 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.
  • Misc. builders’ plastics rose 6.06 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Barley rose 43.2 percent compared to last year to $547,225.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases fell 62.33 percent compared to last year to $511,665.

Last year Richford Border Crossing, Vt. posted total trade with the world of $45.6 million. The Port’s deficit was $29.64 million. Exports totaled $7.98 million and imports came to $37.62 million.