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Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $273.08 million for the month of February, $582.37 million through February of 2019, and $3.8 billion 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$562.09 M
2China$5.47 M
3Mexico$2.86 M
4Japan$2.11 M
5France$1.49 M
6India$1.24 M
7Vietnam$1.02 M
8South Korea$765,998
9Italy$548,413
10Taiwan$416,767

Overall Rank

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade increases 7.34 percent through February

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world rose 7.34 percent, from $542.57 million to $582.37 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.

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 102 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 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Japan, Mexico and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 8.02 percent to $562.09 million.
    Exports rose 15.03 percent to $272.8 million. Imports rose 2.15 percent to $289.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 33.09 percent to $5.47 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 33.09 percent to $5.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 73.81 percent to $2.86 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 73.81 percent to $2.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 18.73 percent to $2.11 million.
    Exports fell 2.24 percent to $1.12 million. Imports fell 31.8 percent to $988,530.
  • Trade with No. 5 France rose 143.07 percent to $1.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 143.07 percent to $1.49 million.

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 98.57 percent of its trade with the world.

Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 51 through February. That compares with four surpluses and 49 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Japan, $134,720; Dominican Republic, $17,888; and Guatemala, $575. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $16.49 million; China, $5.47 million; and Mexico, $2.86 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Tractors; Commercial vehicles; Aluminum, unwrought; and Trailers and similar vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 43.02 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Value added to a returned import; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles; and Doors, window frames, wooden joinery, accounting for 41.35 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 126.77 percent compared to last year to $43.85 million.
  • Tractors rose 96.21 percent compared to last year to $33.11 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 20.6 percent compared to last year to $26.9 million.
  • Aluminum, unwrought rose 8.52 percent compared to last year to $8.17 million.
  • Trailers and similar vehicles fell 31.04 percent compared to last year to $5.92 million.

On the import side:

  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 2.08 percent compared to last year to $44.39 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 75.63 percent compared to last year to $35.16 million.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 23.55 percent compared to last year to $18.21 million.
  • Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles rose 10.83 percent compared to last year to $15.14 million.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery fell 12.48 percent compared to last year to $14.55 million.

Last year Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $3.56 billion. The Port’s deficit was $859.53 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.35 billion and imports came to $2.21 billion.