|1||Computer parts||$1.91 B|
|2||Computer chips||$1.81 B|
|3||Gasoline, other fuels||$1.68 B|
|5||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$1.07 B|
|6||Insulated wire, cable||$957.01 M|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$890.32 M|
|8||TVs, computer monitors||$635.13 M|
|9||Parts for electrical supplies||$583.52 M|
|10||Misc. plastic articles||$558.05 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$3.87 B|
|3||Insulated wire, cable||$3.79 B|
|4||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$3.79 B|
|5||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.99 B|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$1.63 B|
|7||Seats, excluding barber, dental||$1.24 B|
|8||Commercial vehicles||$1.1 B|
|9||Diesel engines||$998.12 M|
|10||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$787.66 M|
El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 9.23 percent through October
El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 9.23 percent, from $63.52 billion to $69.39 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.
El Paso Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 14 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. 15. It finished No. 15 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Philippines . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Taiwan, South Korea and Thailand, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 10.99 percent to $65.32 billion.
Exports rose 13.44 percent to $27.39 billion. Imports rose 9.29 percent to $37.93 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 15.51 percent to $3.05 billion.
Exports rose 160.43 percent to $3.37 million. Imports fell 15.57 percent to $3.05 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Thailand rose 32.39 percent to $186.1 million.
Exports rose 594.23 percent to $104,864. Imports rose 32.32 percent to $186 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Taiwan rose 9.16 percent to $180.47 million.
Exports rose 458.77 percent to $672,230. Imports rose 8.83 percent to $179.8 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Philippines rose 67.86 percent to $95.76 million.
Exports rose 6901.63 percent to $313,883. Imports rose 67.32 percent to $95.45 million.
El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.19 percent of its trade with the world.
El Paso Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with 25 countries and deficits with 81 through October. That compares with 34 surpluses and 75 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Vietnam, $6.31 million; Australia, $4.37 million; and Hong Kong, $2 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $10.54 billion; China, $3.04 billion; and Thailand, $185.89 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Computer parts; Computer chips; Gasoline, other fuels; Computers; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 27.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Cell phones, related equipment; Insulated wire, cable; Motor vehicles for transporting people; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, accounting for 48.55 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Computer parts rose 3.65 percent compared to last year to $1.91 billion.
- Computer chips rose 30.65 percent compared to last year to $1.81 billion.
- Gasoline, other fuels rose 312.36 percent compared to last year to $1.68 billion.
- Computers rose 32.96 percent compared to last year to $1.17 billion.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 13.62 percent compared to last year to $1.07 billion.
On the import side:
- Computers rose 32.21 percent compared to last year to $6.94 billion.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 10.31 percent compared to last year to $3.87 billion.
- Insulated wire, cable rose 13.37 percent compared to last year to $3.79 billion.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 3.81 percent compared to last year to $3.79 billion.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 8.55 percent compared to last year to $1.99 billion.
Last year El Paso Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $75.18 billion. The Port’s deficit was $13.42 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $30.88 billion and imports came to $44.3 billion.