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Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade totaled $2.09 billion for the month of August, $18.64 billion through August of 2019, and $24.78 billion 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$18.19 B
2China$133.86 M
3France$112.45 M
4Japan$51.65 M
5Germany$38.63 M
6South Korea$25.69 M
7Taiwan$11.85 M
8Malaysia$11.08 M
9Poland$10.47 M
10United Kingdom$8.4 M

Overall Rank

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade increases 13.03 percent through August

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade with the world rose 13.03 percent, from $16.49 billion to $18.64 billion 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.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. ranked No. 36 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 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. 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 rose 12.86 percent to $18.19 billion.
    Exports rose 12.21 percent to $7.25 billion. Imports rose 13.3 percent to $10.94 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 1.18 percent to $133.86 million.
    Exports totaled $61,349. Imports rose 1.13 percent to $133.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 France rose 10.87 percent to $112.45 million.
    Exports fell 14.16 percent to $2.34 million. Imports rose 11.56 percent to $110.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 605.62 percent to $51.65 million.
    Exports rose 22031 percent to $44.7 million. Imports fell 2.42 percent to $6.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 4.24 percent to $38.63 million.
    Exports rose 20.22 percent to $1.01 million. Imports rose 3.87 percent to $37.62 million.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.4 percent of its trade with the world.

Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. had trade surpluses with 15 countries and deficits with 59 through August. That compares with eight surpluses and 63 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Japan, $37.76 million; Norway, $400,464; and Saudi Arabia, $221,065. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $3.7 billion; China, $133.73 million; and France, $107.77 million.

Through August its 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 34.93 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Insulated wire, cable; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Grapes, fresh or dried; and Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, accounting for 45.53 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Copper ores and concentrates rose 77.83 percent compared to last year to $1.16 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 6.38 percent compared to last year to $504.97 million.
  • Parts for electrical supplies rose 1.81 percent compared to last year to $396.29 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 4.2 percent compared to last year to $270.04 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 3.77 percent compared to last year to $221.94 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 31.91 percent compared to last year to $2.52 billion.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 12.93 percent compared to last year to $859.59 million.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 9.77 percent compared to last year to $742.99 million.
  • Grapes, fresh or dried rose 43.68 percent compared to last year to $588.82 million.
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled fell 0.78 percent compared to last year to $454.38 million.

Last year Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $24.78 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.19 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, China, France, Germany and South Korea. Exports totaled $9.8 billion and imports came to $14.98 billion.