2020 Data Digest

2019 VALUE

$53 million (USD) in trade crosses the Cascade Gateway every day

Over $16 billion* in truck trade and over $3 billion in rail trade crossed the Cascade Gateway in 2019, a 3 percent increase in value from the previous year.

*Note these amounts have been adjusted to 2000 U.S. Dollars for inflation


A quarter of all trucks crossing the border are empty

At some ports, like Lynden southbound, over 60 percent of the commercial vehicles are empty. The opposite is true at Pacific Highway northbound where 92 percent of commercial trucks are loaded.

Primary commodities crossing the Cascade Gateway are computer-related machinery and parts, wood and wood products, and vehicles.