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Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $2.8 billion for the month of August, $20.05 billion through August of 2019, and $30.3 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
1Mexico$19.82 B
2Germany$132.7 M
3Japan$47.27 M
4Canada$26.01 M
5China$11.1 M
6Thailand$5.62 M
7Taiwan$4.01 M
8South Korea$1.02 M
9Chile$345,251
10Philippines$181,412

Overall Rank

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 1.88 percent through August

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 1.88 percent, from $19.68 billion to $20.05 billion through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 32 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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 August Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Germany, Japan, China and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 1.65 percent to $19.82 billion.
    Exports fell 7.88 percent to $5.12 billion. Imports rose 5.45 percent to $14.7 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 21.7 percent to $132.7 million.
    Exports fell 94.57 percent to $8,000. Imports rose 21.86 percent to $132.69 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan fell 1.07 percent to $47.27 million.
    Exports fell 98.52 percent to $3,150. Imports fell 0.64 percent to $47.27 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada rose 1905.99 percent to $26.01 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1905.99 percent to $26.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 27.24 percent to $11.1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 27.15 percent to $11.1 million.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.94 percent of its trade with the world.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 38 through August. That compares with four surpluses and 43 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Spain, $35,927; Mayotte, $35,536; and Federated States of Micronesia, $32,384. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $9.58 billion; Germany, $132.68 million; and Japan, $47.27 million.

Through August its top exports were Soybeans; Gasoline, other fuels; Train and locomotive parts; Corn; and Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, in that order. Those accounted for 31.08 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Commercial vehicles; Beer; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; and Insulated wire, cable, accounting for 77.73 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:

  • Soybeans rose 16.21 percent compared to last year to $574.85 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 229.71 percent compared to last year to $286.2 million.
  • Train and locomotive parts rose 5.73 percent compared to last year to $266.42 million.
  • Corn fell 40.8 percent compared to last year to $240.32 million.
  • Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars rose 8.34 percent compared to last year to $223.77 million.

On the import side:

  • Commercial vehicles rose 21.9 percent compared to last year to $6.26 billion.
  • Beer rose 10.25 percent compared to last year to $2.1 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 14.73 percent compared to last year to $1.87 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 9.79 percent compared to last year to $977.97 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable fell 4.47 percent compared to last year to $392.41 million.

Last year Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $30.3 billion. The Port’s deficit was $13.61 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, Germany, Japan, China and Taiwan. Exports totaled $8.35 billion and imports came to $21.96 billion.