|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$833.97 M|
|2||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$506.28 M|
|3||Insecticides, fungicides||$480.04 M|
|5||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$347.12 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$264.24 M|
|7||Trailers and similar vehicles||$198.78 M|
|8||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$191.31 M|
|9||Parts for heavy machinery||$178.28 M|
|10||Commercial vehicles||$175.86 M|
|2||Medicines in individual dosages||$852.3 M|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$555.29 M|
|4||Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil||$550.43 M|
|5||Potassic fertilizers||$479.16 M|
|6||Returned exports, with change||$311.94 M|
|7||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$250.85 M|
|8||Motor vehicle chassis||$240.1 M|
|9||Electrical energy||$221.29 M|
|10||Potatoes, prepared, frozen||$214.63 M|
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade increases 12.65 percent through October
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade with the world rose 12.65 percent, from $18.74 billion to $21.12 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.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. ranked No. 39 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. 41. It finished No. 42 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Mexico, France and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 12.98 percent to $20.79 billion.
Exports rose 4.58 percent to $11.17 billion. Imports rose 24.61 percent to $9.62 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China rose 11.75 percent to $89.57 million.
Exports rose 363.83 percent to $55,659. Imports rose 11.7 percent to $89.51 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 10.67 percent to $39.05 million.
Exports fell 42.21 percent to $60,102. Imports rose 10.82 percent to $38.99 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Mexico fell 27.14 percent to $35.3 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 27.14 percent to $35.3 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 6.06 percent to $25.84 million.
Exports fell 28.09 percent to $11.29 million. Imports rose 67.87 percent to $14.56 million.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.36 percent of its trade with the world.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with 91 through October. That compares with eight surpluses and 91 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $1.55 billion; Angola, $628,310; and Guatemala, $290,439. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $89.46 million; Germany, $38.93 million; and Mexico, $35.3 million.
Through October it’s 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 22.69 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 36.67 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s exports:
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 32.93 percent compared to last year to $833.97 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 85.56 percent compared to last year to $506.28 million.
- Insecticides, fungicides fell 9.6 percent compared to last year to $480.04 million.
- Tractors rose 22.6 percent compared to last year to $370.53 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 3.12 percent compared to last year to $347.12 million.
On the import side:
- Oil rose 169.41 percent compared to last year to $1.2 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 281.66 percent compared to last year to $852.3 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 11.41 percent compared to last year to $555.29 million.
- Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil fell 18.78 percent compared to last year to $550.43 million.
- Potassic fertilizers fell 8.33 percent compared to last year to $479.16 million.
Last year Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. posted total trade with the world of $21.48 billion. The Port’s surplus was $2.89 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $12.18 billion and imports came to $9.3 billion.