|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$350.64 M|
|2||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$324.46 M|
|3||Insecticides, fungicides||$319.61 M|
|5||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$286 M|
|6||Commercial vehicles||$227.88 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$206.2 M|
|8||Parts for heavy machinery||$165.38 M|
|9||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$150.38 M|
|10||Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld||$148.27 M|
|2||Medicines in individual dosages||$1.13 B|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$491.56 M|
|4||Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil||$463.4 M|
|5||Potassic fertilizers||$400.64 M|
|6||Returned exports, with change||$338.92 M|
|7||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$328.66 M|
|8||Electrical energy||$218.91 M|
|9||Plastic plates, sheet, film||$149.47 M|
|10||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$145.89 M|
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade increases 1.67 percent through August
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade with the world rose 1.67 percent, from $16.9 billion to $17.19 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.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. ranked No. 40 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, Mexico and United Kingdom, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 1.73 percent to $16.94 billion.
Exports fell 5 percent to $8.6 billion. Imports rose 9.76 percent to $8.34 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 6.8 percent to $65 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 6.72 percent to $65 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 32.38 percent to $34.52 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 32.38 percent to $34.52 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 25.94 percent to $24.39 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 25.84 percent to $24.39 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 25.98 percent to $22.93 million.
Exports rose 48.28 percent to $990,072. Imports rose 25.13 percent to $21.94 million.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.41 percent of its trade with the world.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with 93 through August. That compares with six surpluses and 88 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $258.64 million; Australia, $1.02 million; and United Kingdom, $44,592. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $65 million; Mexico, $34.52 million; and Germany, $24.39 million.
Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Insecticides, fungicides; Tractors; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, in that order. Those accounted for 18.36 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil; and Potassic fertilizers, accounting for 42.81 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s exports:
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 51.62 percent compared to last year to $350.64 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 16.97 percent compared to last year to $324.46 million.
- Insecticides, fungicides fell 27.57 percent compared to last year to $319.61 million.
- Tractors rose 0.55 percent compared to last year to $300.52 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 11.58 percent compared to last year to $286 million.
On the import side:
- Oil rose 34.67 percent compared to last year to $1.18 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 62.68 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
- Value added to a returned import rose 13.96 percent compared to last year to $491.56 million.
- Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil rose 7.01 percent compared to last year to $463.4 million.
- Potassic fertilizers rose 5.86 percent compared to last year to $400.64 million.
Last year Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. posted total trade with the world of $25.07 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.28 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, China, Germany, Mexico and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $13.18 billion and imports came to $11.89 billion.