|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$2.26 M|
|2||Special Canadian classifications||$1.91 M|
|3||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$761,284|
|4||Quicklime, Slaked Lime and Hydraulic Lime 2522||$545,565|
|6||Electric water, space, soil heaters||$348,448|
|7||Soap, related soap products||$233,256|
|8||Parts for heavy machinery||$218,968|
|9||Plastic boxes, containers||$189,289|
|10||Prepared or preserved meat||$174,808|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$1.91 M|
|3||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$733,862|
|4||Returned exports, with change||$688,220|
|6||Misc. plastic articles||$16,807|
|7||Miscellaneous machine parts||$7,869|
|8||Miscellaneous aluminum articles||$4,541|
|9||Windshield wipers, electric light parts||$2,184|
|10||Lamp and lighting parts||$329|
Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade decreases 22.1 percent through September
Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world fell 22.1 percent, from $226.25 million to $176.24 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.
Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 193 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 Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont.’s top trade partners only trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico and No. 3 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada, Mexico and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 22.16 percent to $176.11 million.
Exports rose 139.58 percent to $10.36 million. Imports fell 25.31 percent to $165.76 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Mexico totaled $124,896.
Exports totaled $124,896. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 China totaled $2,184.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $2,184.
Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with two through September. That compares with zero surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Mexico, $124,896; China, $2,184; and Canada, $155.4 million. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Canada, $155.4 million; China $2,184; and Mexico $124,896.
Through September its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Special Canadian classifications; Machinery for heating and sterilizing; Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime; and Tractors, in that order. Those accounted for 57.44 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Value added to a returned import; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Returned exports, with change; and Barley, accounting for 99.98 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont.’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 422.76 percent compared to last year to $2.26 million.
- Special Canadian classifications fell 2.36 percent compared to last year to $1.91 million.
- Machinery for heating and sterilizing rose 5163.3 percent compared to last year to $761,284.
- Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime totaled $545,565. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Tractors rose 501.74 percent compared to last year to $542,706.
On the import side:
- Oil fell 25.78 percent compared to last year to $162.36 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 0.01 percent compared to last year to $1.91 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 32.54 percent compared to last year to $733,862.
- Returned exports, with change totaled $688,220. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Barley fell 75 percent compared to last year to $40,120.
Last year Del Bonita Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $324.14 million. The Port’s deficit was $314.27 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners only partners was . Exports totaled $4.93 million and imports came to $319.2 million.