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Richford Border Crossing, Vt.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade totaled $4.09 million for the month of August, $31.82 million through August of 2019, and $43.17 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$31.64 M
2Portugal$110,786
3China$36,823
4South Korea$29,500
5The Netherlands$4,950

Overall Rank

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade increases 17.12 percent through August

Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s trade with the world rose 17.12 percent, from $27.17 million to $31.82 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.

Richford Border Crossing, Vt. ranked No. 250 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 Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Portugal, South Korea and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

    Richford Border Crossing, Vt.’s top five trading partners through August 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 August. That compares with zero surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with The Netherlands, $4,950; South Korea, $29,500; and China, $36,823. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $21.61 million; Portugal, $110,786; and China, $36,823.

    Through August its top exports were Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Preparations for animal feeding; Misc. coloring preparations and materials; Misc. plastic articles; and Internal combustion engines, in that order. Those accounted for 68.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Particle board; Corn; Misc. builders’ plastics; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground, accounting for 76.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

    • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc rose 8.52 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
    • Preparations for animal feeding rose 9.8 percent compared to last year to $846,493.
    • Misc. coloring preparations and materials fell 16.46 percent compared to last year to $710,257.
    • Misc. plastic articles rose 9.82 percent compared to last year to $551,441.
    • Internal combustion engines totaled $261,816. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

    On the import side:

    • Particle board rose 60.37 percent compared to last year to $11.97 million.
    • Corn rose 8.47 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
    • Misc. builders’ plastics rose 16.89 percent compared to last year to $1.92 million.
    • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 21.67 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
    • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground rose 18.73 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.

    Last year Richford Border Crossing, Vt. posted total trade with the world of $43.17 million. The Port’s deficit was $24.76 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners only partners were Canada, Portugal and China. Exports totaled $9.21 million and imports came to $33.97 million.