Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2021.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s trade totaled $3.83 billion for the month of March, $11.22 billion through March of 2021, and $33.05 billion for all of 2020, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity.

Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Mexico$10.93 B
2China$101.22 M
3South Korea$45.41 M
4Japan$42.74 M
5Malaysia$12.15 M
6Israel$11.57 M
7Germany$10.27 M
8Thailand$8.61 M
9Taiwan$7 M
10India$6.84 M

Overall Rank

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s trade increases 21.99 percent through March

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s trade with the world rose 21.99 percent, from $9.19 billion to $11.22 billion through the first three months of 2021 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 $1.04 trillion, with exports at $403.17 billion and imports at $635.92 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 7.7 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 1.89 percent and imports rose 11.74 percent.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas ranked No. 27 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March of 2021. During the same period of 2020 it ranked No. 30. It finished No. 30 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port Laredo; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through March Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Malaysia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, South Korea, Japan and Indonesia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 24.32 percent to $10.93 billion.
    Exports rose 48.92 percent to $4.8 billion. Imports rose 10.06 percent to $6.12 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 49.33 percent to $101.22 million.
    Exports rose 45 percent to $61,029. Imports fell 49.35 percent to $101.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 4.33 percent to $45.41 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 4.34 percent to $45.41 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 6.27 percent to $42.74 million.
    Exports rose 1407.44 percent to $289,699. Imports rose 5.6 percent to $42.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia fell 15.3 percent to $12.15 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 15.17 percent to $12.15 million.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 99.21 percent of its trade with the world.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas had trade surpluses with seven countries and deficits with 63 through March. That compares with five surpluses and 62 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Hong Kong, $174,724; Iraq, $99,140; and The Netherlands, $60,219. The top three deficits through March of this year were with Mexico, $1.32 billion; China, $101.1 million; and South Korea, $45.41 million.

Through March its top exports were LNG, other petroleum gases; Motor vehicle parts; Gasoline, other fuels; Computer chips; and Insulated wire, cable, in that order. Those accounted for 56.33 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were TVs, computer monitors; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 33.48 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s exports:

  • LNG, other petroleum gases rose 233.84 percent compared to last year to $2.2 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 0.17 percent compared to last year to $152.44 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 37.01 percent compared to last year to $135.04 million.
  • Computer chips rose 40.79 percent compared to last year to $111.47 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $111.02 million.

On the import side:

  • TVs, computer monitors rose 10.56 percent compared to last year to $609.18 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 32.44 percent compared to last year to $555.1 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $452.16 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches fell 4.61 percent compared to last year to $278.64 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 0.12 percent compared to last year to $250.67 million.

Last year Pharr International Bridge in Texas posted total trade with the world of $33.05 billion. The Port’s deficit was $10.09 billion. Exports totaled $11.48 billion and imports came to $21.57 billion.