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Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade totaled $2.13 billion for the month of October, $20.45 billion through October of 2018, and $24.49 billion for all of 2017, 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$19.98 B
2China$165.05 M
3France$128.93 M
4Germany$45.03 M
5South Korea$30.63 M
6Taiwan$14.44 M
7United Kingdom$13.74 M
8Japan$8.92 M
9Malaysia$8.13 M
10Spain$7.7 M

Overall Rank

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade decreases 0.97 percent through October

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade with the world fell 0.97 percent, from $20.65 billion to $20.45 billion 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.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. ranked No. 41 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. 36. It finished No. 37 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 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, France, Germany and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 1.02 percent to $19.98 billion.
    Exports rose 2.68 percent to $8.07 billion. Imports fell 3.37 percent to $11.91 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 12.57 percent to $165.05 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 12.18 percent to $165.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 France rose 24.87 percent to $128.93 million.
    Exports rose 82.71 percent to $3.29 million. Imports rose 23.85 percent to $125.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 34.41 percent to $45.03 million.
    Exports rose 59.51 percent to $1.09 million. Imports fell 35.35 percent to $43.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 South Korea rose 112.06 percent to $30.63 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 112.06 percent to $30.63 million.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.5 percent of its trade with the world.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 70 through October. That compares with four surpluses and 71 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with The Netherlands, $2.39 million; Norway, $541,673; and Azerbaijan, $166,113. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $3.84 billion; China, $165.05 million; and France, $122.35 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Copper ores and concentrates; Motor vehicle parts; Parts for electrical supplies; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; and Insulated wire, cable, in that order. Those accounted for 30.01 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Insulated wire, cable; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Tomatoes, fresh or chilled; and Grapes, fresh or dried, accounting for 41.63 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s exports:

  • Copper ores and concentrates fell 15.7 percent compared to last year to $744.48 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 16.53 percent compared to last year to $596.56 million.
  • Parts for electrical supplies rose 7.21 percent compared to last year to $487.44 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 9.95 percent compared to last year to $324.35 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 7.57 percent compared to last year to $271.51 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 26.15 percent compared to last year to $2.55 billion.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 11.31 percent compared to last year to $959.5 million.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 9.84 percent compared to last year to $729.05 million.
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled rose 18.37 percent compared to last year to $500.37 million.
  • Grapes, fresh or dried fell 18.89 percent compared to last year to $410 million.

Last year Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $26.85 billion. The Port’s deficit was $6.34 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $10.26 billion and imports came to $16.59 billion.