|1||Copper waste and scrap||$43.8 M|
|2||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$24.38 M|
|3||Zinc ores and concentrates||$21.74 M|
|4||Aluminum Wire 7605||$19.88 M|
|5||Milk and cream||$5.78 M|
|6||Aluminum, unwrought||$5.03 M|
|7||Gasoline, other fuels||$4.79 M|
|8||Uncoated paper, paperboard||$4.3 M|
|9||Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc||$2.62 M|
|10||Sugar and starch residues||$2.38 M|
|1||Copper Wire 7408||$235.64 M|
|2||Aluminum, unwrought||$41.27 M|
|3||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$18.72 M|
|4||Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone||$16.53 M|
|5||Gasoline, other fuels||$11.24 M|
|6||Copper waste and scrap||$8.38 M|
|7||Value added to a returned import||$7.06 M|
|8||Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade||$6.53 M|
|9||Sugar and starch residues||$6.18 M|
|10||Iron and steel bars, hot-worked||$5.14 M|
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s trade increases 9.73 percent through October
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s trade with the world rose 9.73 percent, from $595.41 million to $653.35 million 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.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. ranked No. 154 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. 156. It finished No. 158 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 Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Spain . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Italy, China, Switzerland and Mexico, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 11.41 percent to $627.66 million.
Exports rose 21.57 percent to $195.66 million. Imports rose 7.35 percent to $432 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Italy rose 10.73 percent to $11.03 million.
Exports rose 13.08 percent to $10.88 million. Imports fell 55.01 percent to $154,384.
- Trade with No. 3 China fell 44.49 percent to $3.96 million.
Exports fell 10.97 percent to $1.81 million. Imports fell 57.84 percent to $2.15 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Switzerland fell 23.82 percent to $2.98 million.
Exports fell 22.68 percent to $2.95 million. Imports fell 73.54 percent to $23,134.
- Trade with No. 5 Spain rose 29.84 percent to $2.72 million.
Exports rose 32.6 percent to $2.68 million. Imports fell 44.13 percent to $42,195.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.24 percent of its trade with the world.
Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with 29 through October. That compares with five surpluses and 37 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Italy, $10.73 million; Switzerland, $2.93 million; and Spain, $2.64 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $236.35 million; Norway, $1.26 million; and Mexico, $821,543.
Through October it’s top exports were Copper waste and scrap; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Zinc ores and concentrates; Aluminum Wire 7605; and Milk and cream, in that order. Those accounted for 54 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Copper Wire 7408; Aluminum, unwrought; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone; and Gasoline, other fuels, accounting for 73.62 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Massena Border Crossing, N.Y.’s exports:
- Copper waste and scrap fell 16.99 percent compared to last year to $43.8 million.
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 835.02 percent compared to last year to $24.38 million.
- Zinc ores and concentrates totaled $21.74 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Aluminum Wire 7605 rose 8.14 percent compared to last year to $19.88 million.
- Milk and cream rose 95.3 percent compared to last year to $5.78 million.
On the import side:
- Copper Wire 7408 rose 39.01 percent compared to last year to $235.64 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought fell 28.26 percent compared to last year to $41.27 million.
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 12.01 percent compared to last year to $18.72 million.
- Articles of cement, concrete, artificial stone rose 20.66 percent compared to last year to $16.53 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 2.38 percent compared to last year to $11.24 million.
Last year Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.