|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$103.48 M|
|2||Insecticides, fungicides||$89.84 M|
|3||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$84.51 M|
|4||Commercial vehicles||$78.83 M|
|6||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$58.48 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$52.46 M|
|9||Parts for heavy machinery||$40.55 M|
|10||Trailers and similar vehicles||$34.62 M|
|2||Medicines in individual dosages||$160.89 M|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$111.77 M|
|4||Potassic fertilizers||$103.24 M|
|5||Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil||$99.52 M|
|6||Motor vehicle chassis||$52.29 M|
|7||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$48.95 M|
|8||Electrical energy||$43.05 M|
|9||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$40.71 M|
|10||Plastic plates, sheet, film||$39.33 M|
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade increases 2.93 percent through February
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade with the world rose 2.93 percent, from $3.76 billion to $3.87 billion through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. ranked No. 40 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 3.36 percent to $3.81 billion.
Exports rose 0.64 percent to $2.07 billion. Imports rose 6.82 percent to $1.74 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 8.7 percent to $15.35 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 8.52 percent to $15.35 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 61.23 percent to $7.92 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 61.23 percent to $7.92 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 38.88 percent to $5.54 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 38.88 percent to $5.54 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 57.81 percent to $4.6 million.
Exports fell 4.66 percent to $1.73 million. Imports fell 68.46 percent to $2.86 million.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.46 percent of its trade with the world.
Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 68 through February. That compares with four surpluses and 67 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $336.85 million; Australia, $871,623; and Croatia, $17,199. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $15.35 million; Mexico, $7.92 million; and Germany, $5.54 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Insecticides, fungicides; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Commercial vehicles; and Tractors, in that order. Those accounted for 20.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; Potassic fertilizers; and Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil, accounting for 36.3 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.’s exports:
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 13.57 percent compared to last year to $103.48 million.
- Insecticides, fungicides fell 25.9 percent compared to last year to $89.84 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 29.36 percent compared to last year to $84.51 million.
- Commercial vehicles rose 270.72 percent compared to last year to $78.83 million.
- Tractors fell 10.33 percent compared to last year to $76.01 million.
On the import side:
- Oil rose 99.48 percent compared to last year to $173.41 million.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 5.18 percent compared to last year to $160.89 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 22.09 percent compared to last year to $111.77 million.
- Potassic fertilizers fell 12.91 percent compared to last year to $103.24 million.
- Rapeseed, colza or mustard oil fell 12.39 percent compared to last year to $99.52 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $12.18 billion and imports came to $9.3 billion.