|1||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$34.86 M|
|2||Copper waste and scrap||$20.71 M|
|3||Aluminum Wire 7605||$11.15 M|
|4||Zinc ores and concentrates||$8.4 M|
|5||Milk and cream||$7.34 M|
|6||Aluminum, unwrought||$6.27 M|
|7||Trailers and similar vehicles||$4.4 M|
|9||Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc||$3.22 M|
|10||Plastic boxes, containers||$2.01 M|
|1||Copper Wire 7408||$186.87 M|
|2||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$21.06 M|
|3||Aluminum, unwrought||$19.59 M|
|4||Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone||$13.6 M|
|5||Gasoline, other fuels||$10.37 M|
|6||Value added to a returned import||$4.68 M|
|7||Sugar and starch residues||$4.61 M|
|8||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$4.19 M|
|10||Ash and residues, with metal content||$4.04 M|
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s trade decreases 3.48 percent through August
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s trade with the world fell 3.48 percent, from $526.66 million to $508.32 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.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. ranked No. 158 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 Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Switzerland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Italy, China, Switzerland and Spain, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 3.56 percent to $487.7 million.
Exports fell 3.29 percent to $156.34 million. Imports fell 3.69 percent to $331.36 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Italy fell 32.29 percent to $5.89 million.
Exports fell 35.76 percent to $5.52 million. Imports rose 246.38 percent to $370,822.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 3.52 percent to $3.41 million.
Exports fell 20.38 percent to $1.12 million. Imports rose 21.3 percent to $2.29 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 445.19 percent to $2.39 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 445.19 percent to $2.39 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Switzerland fell 30.22 percent to $1.8 million.
Exports fell 31.55 percent to $1.76 million. Imports rose 218.69 percent to $43,762.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 98.6 percent of its trade with the world.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with 35 through August. That compares with five surpluses and 28 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Italy, $5.15 million; Switzerland, $1.71 million; and Spain, $1.52 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $175.02 million; Germany, $2.39 million; and China, $1.17 million.
Through August its top exports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Copper waste and scrap; Aluminum Wire 7605; Zinc ores and concentrates; and Milk and cream, in that order. Those accounted for 49.55 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Copper Wire 7408; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Aluminum, unwrought; Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone; and Gasoline, other fuels, accounting for 73.56 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s exports:
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 51.51 percent compared to last year to $34.86 million.
- Copper waste and scrap fell 41.35 percent compared to last year to $20.71 million.
- Aluminum Wire 7605 fell 31.15 percent compared to last year to $11.15 million.
- Zinc ores and concentrates fell 53.51 percent compared to last year to $8.4 million.
- Milk and cream rose 72.92 percent compared to last year to $7.34 million.
On the import side:
- Copper Wire 7408 rose 2.97 percent compared to last year to $186.87 million.
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 23.86 percent compared to last year to $21.06 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought fell 41.85 percent compared to last year to $19.59 million.
- Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone rose 6.48 percent compared to last year to $13.6 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels rose 12.06 percent compared to last year to $10.37 million.
Last year Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. posted total trade with the world of $772.19 million. The Port’s deficit was $255.72 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Italy, China, Spain and Switzerland. Exports totaled $258.24 million and imports came to $513.95 million.