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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 $2.9 billion for the month of October, $25.18 billion through October of 2018, and $30.85 billion for all of 2017, 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$24.96 B
2Germany$134.43 M
3Japan$59.2 M
4China$17.73 M
5Taiwan$4.23 M
6Belgium$1.85 M
7Canada$1.58 M
8South Korea$971,921
9Thailand$658,068
10Switzerland$401,026

Overall Rank

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade decreases 2.35 percent through October

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world fell 2.35 percent, from $25.79 billion to $25.18 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 31 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Taiwan . 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 fell 2.6 percent to $24.96 billion.
    Exports rose 3.27 percent to $7.01 billion. Imports fell 4.71 percent to $17.95 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 37.98 percent to $134.43 million.
    Exports totaled $158,372. Imports rose 37.81 percent to $134.28 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 50.42 percent to $59.2 million.
    Exports totaled $212,988. Imports rose 49.87 percent to $58.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 55.86 percent to $17.73 million.
    Exports rose 148.97 percent to $22,465. Imports rose 55.78 percent to $17.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 81.3 percent to $4.23 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 81.3 percent to $4.23 million.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.97 percent of its trade with the world.

Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with 45 through October. That compares with five surpluses and 44 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with France, $101,123; Colombia, $29,727; and Morocco, $28,248. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $10.95 billion; Germany, $134.12 million; and Japan, $58.77 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Soybeans; Corn; Train and locomotive parts; Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground; and Motor vehicle parts, in that order. Those accounted for 29.81 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Commercial vehicles; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Beer; Motor vehicle parts; and Seats, excluding barber, dental, accounting for 76.47 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans rose 127.7 percent compared to last year to $628.75 million.
  • Corn rose 7.13 percent compared to last year to $543.65 million.
  • Train and locomotive parts rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $321.99 million.
  • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground rose 64.55 percent compared to last year to $302.98 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 23.32 percent compared to last year to $290.98 million.

On the import side:

  • Commercial vehicles fell 13.77 percent compared to last year to $6.79 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 3.23 percent compared to last year to $2.88 billion.
  • Beer rose 8.94 percent compared to last year to $2.32 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 21.28 percent compared to last year to $1.36 billion.
  • Seats, excluding barber, dental rose 2.96 percent compared to last year to $543.71 million.

Last year Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $29.32 billion. The Port’s deficit was $13.08 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $8.12 billion and imports came to $21.2 billion.