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Fabens Border Crossing, Texas

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $8.24 million for the month of August, $67.24 million through August of 2019, and $106.45 million 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$66.99 M
2China$163,890
3Canada$90,579

Overall Rank

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas’s trade decreases 8.86 percent through August

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world fell 8.86 percent, from $73.78 million to $67.24 million 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.

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 222 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 Fabens Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners only trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China and No. 3 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Mexico, Canada and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 9.18 percent to $66.99 million.
    Exports fell 9.23 percent to $66.87 million. Imports rose 22.71 percent to $119,669.
  • Trade with No. 2 China totaled $163,890.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $163,890.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada rose 491.13 percent to $90,579.
    Exports rose 491.13 percent to $90,579. There were no imports.

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Fabens Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with one through August. That compares with two surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $66.75 million; Canada, $90,579; and China, $163,890. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $163,890; Canada $90,579; and Mexico $66.75 million.

Through August its top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Tractors; Motor vehicle parts; Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl; and Commercial vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 95.78 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms; Air conditioning machines; Engine parts; and Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 14.64 percent compared to last year to $39.52 million.
  • Tractors rose 24.67 percent compared to last year to $10.61 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 1.64 percent compared to last year to $6.09 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl fell 3.6 percent compared to last year to $4.02 million.
  • Commercial vehicles fell 19.63 percent compared to last year to $3.9 million.

On the import side:

  • Computers totaled $163,890. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms totaled $119,669. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Air conditioning machines totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Engine parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Aluminum foil, less than 0.2 mm thick totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Fabens Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $106.45 million. The Port’s surplus was $106.25 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners only partners were Mexico and Canada. Exports totaled $106.35 million and imports came to $97,524.