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El Paso Border Crossing, Texas

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $5.95 billion for the month of February, $12.71 billion through February of 2019, and $81.88 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$12.28 B
2China$225.37 M
3Thailand$43.78 M
4Taiwan$30.61 M
5South Korea$25.65 M
6Philippines$14.04 M
7Germany$13.3 M
8Japan$10.04 M
9Czech Republic$8.44 M
10Malaysia$8.38 M

Overall Rank

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade decreases 1.87 percent through February

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world fell 1.87 percent, from $12.96 billion to $12.71 billion through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 14 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February 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 South Korea . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 0.97 percent to $12.28 billion.
    Exports fell 4.89 percent to $5.18 billion. Imports rose 5.73 percent to $7.1 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 62.73 percent to $225.37 million.
    Exports rose 128.53 percent to $104,840. Imports fell 62.74 percent to $225.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Thailand rose 16.64 percent to $43.78 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 16.64 percent to $43.78 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Taiwan fell 16.96 percent to $30.61 million.
    Exports fell 61.49 percent to $60,578. Imports fell 16.77 percent to $30.55 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea rose 152.02 percent to $25.65 million.
    Exports totaled $110,524. Imports rose 150.94 percent to $25.54 million.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.13 percent of its trade with the world.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with 59 through February. That compares with 10 surpluses and 61 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Czech Republic, $2.04 million; Australia, $591,774; and The Netherlands, $480,548. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Mexico, $1.93 billion; China, $225.16 million; and Thailand, $43.78 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Computer parts; Computer chips; Gasoline, other fuels; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 23.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Insulated wire, cable; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 44.52 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:

  • Computer parts rose 9.84 percent compared to last year to $308.33 million.
  • Computer chips fell 15.15 percent compared to last year to $283.54 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 60.19 percent compared to last year to $247.1 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 2.92 percent compared to last year to $197.47 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 8.2 percent compared to last year to $194.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Computers fell 3.65 percent compared to last year to $1.18 billion.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 4.56 percent compared to last year to $731.94 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 21.12 percent compared to last year to $724.77 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 10.35 percent compared to last year to $398.31 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 5.05 percent compared to last year to $313.43 million.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $30.88 billion and imports came to $44.3 billion.