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Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s trade totaled $18.38 million for the month of February, $41.2 million through February of 2019, and $299.21 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
1Canada$40.96 M
2Taiwan$180,153
3China$23,455
4South Korea$18,800
5Italy$5,366
6Japan$4,950
7Turkey$4,800
8New Zealand$4,556
9United Kingdom$1,981

Overall Rank

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s trade decreases 1.17 percent through February

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s trade with the world fell 1.17 percent, from $41.69 million to $41.2 million 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.

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. ranked No. 184 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 Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Finland, China, Taiwan and Australia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 0.8 percent to $40.96 million.
    Exports fell 4.03 percent to $25.8 million. Imports rose 10.26 percent to $15.15 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Taiwan rose 36.28 percent to $180,153.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 36.28 percent to $180,153.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 83.22 percent to $23,455.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 83.22 percent to $23,455.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea totaled $18,800.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $18,800.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy fell 54.8 percent to $5,366.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 54.8 percent to $5,366.

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.96 percent of its trade with the world.

Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with eight through February. That compares with one surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $10.65 million; Sweden, $0; and The Netherlands, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Taiwan, $180,153; China, $23,455; and South Korea, $18,800.

Through February it’s top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Commercial vehicles; Tractors; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Machinery for sorting minerals, ores, in that order. Those accounted for 42.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Newsprint, in rolls or sheets; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Value added to a returned import; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 85.37 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn.’s exports:

  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 24.79 percent compared to last year to $3.12 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 1158.24 percent compared to last year to $2.55 million.
  • Tractors rose 70.41 percent compared to last year to $2.21 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 232.6 percent compared to last year to $1.68 million.
  • Machinery for sorting minerals, ores rose 573.77 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.

On the import side:

  • Newsprint, in rolls or sheets rose 4.4 percent compared to last year to $8.11 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 55.8 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 11.66 percent compared to last year to $898,335.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 44.88 percent compared to last year to $384,510.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 113.02 percent compared to last year to $256,909.

Last year Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. posted total trade with the world of $274.91 million. The Port’s surplus was $27.1 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $151 million and imports came to $123.91 million.