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Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade totaled $6.2 million for the month of September, $88.27 million through September of 2019, and $135.28 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$88 M
2Japan$100,920
3Australia$83,534
4China$41,743
5South Korea$24,500
6Taiwan$9,872
7Thailand$6,799
8Vietnam$270

Overall Rank

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade decreases 13.66 percent through September

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s trade with the world fell 13.66 percent, from $102.23 million to $88.27 million through the first nine 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 $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. ranked No. 219 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September 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 September Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Vietnam, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 13.28 percent to $88 million.
    Exports fell 14.9 percent to $82.3 million. Imports rose 19.56 percent to $5.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 83.7 percent to $100,920.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 83.7 percent to $100,920.
  • Trade with No. 3 Australia totaled $83,534.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $83,534.
  • Trade with No. 4 China totaled $41,743.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $41,743.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea totaled $24,500.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $24,500.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash.’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 99.98 percent of its trade with the world.

Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with seven through September. That compares with two surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Canada, $76.61 million; New Zealand, $0; and Mexico, $0. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Japan, $100,920; Australia, $83,534; and China, $41,743.

Through September its top exports were Zinc ores and concentrates; Lead ores and concentrates; Misc. steam-generating boilers; Finishing Agents Etc For Textiles, Paper Etc 3809; and Doors, window frames, wooden joinery, in that order. Those accounted for 98.4 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; Misc. wood articles; Hardware for fixtures; and Misc. coloring preparations and materials, accounting for 97.36 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Zinc ores and concentrates fell 15.6 percent compared to last year to $48.41 million.
  • Lead ores and concentrates fell 16.53 percent compared to last year to $31.07 million.
  • Misc. steam-generating boilers totaled $558,601. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Finishing Agents Etc For Textiles, Paper Etc 3809 rose 129.7 percent compared to last year to $548,956.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 241.74 percent compared to last year to $402,543.

On the import side:

  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 16.61 percent compared to last year to $5.3 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 39.97 percent compared to last year to $245,348.
  • Misc. wood articles totaled $122,997. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hardware for fixtures rose 1180.44 percent compared to last year to $75,098.
  • Misc. coloring preparations and materials totaled $58,377. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Metaline Falls Border Crossing, Wash. posted total trade with the world of $135.28 million. The Port’s surplus was $121.33 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Japan, Philippines, Mexico and Singapore. Exports totaled $128.31 million and imports came to $6.97 million.

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