|1||Misc. articles made from textile materials||$489,165|
|2||Saddles, harness, traces, leads, etc.||$106,016|
|3||Printers, all types, parts||$99,878|
|4||Silver, various forms||$95,841|
|6||Misc. iron or steel structures and parts||$49,029|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$37,348|
|8||Video game consoles||$36,974|
|10||Essential oil resins||$34,020|
|2||LNG, other petroleum gases||$9.04 M|
|3||Preparations for animal feeding||$241,076|
|4||Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.||$46,447|
|6||Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa||$7,032|
|7||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$4,500|
|8||Vacuum cleaners, parts||$0|
|9||Windshield wipers, electric light parts||$0|
|10||Medicines not in individual dosages||$0|
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade increases 13.62 percent through May
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world rose 13.62 percent, from $20.56 million to $23.36 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 236 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.
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 May Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s top trade partners only trade partners were No. 1 Canada and No. 2 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada and United Kingdom, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 13.54 percent to $23.34 million.
Exports fell 37.55 percent to $1.34 million. Imports rose 19.49 percent to $22 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom totaled $16,524.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $16,524.
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with two through May. That compares with zero surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top two surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $16,524; Canada, $20.66 million; and . The top two deficits through May of this year were with Canada $20.66 million; United Kingdom $16,524; and .
Through May its top exports were Misc. articles made from textile materials; Saddles, harness, traces, leads, etc.; Printers, all types, parts; Silver, various forms; and Plastic shoes, in that order. Those accounted for 64.84 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; LNG, other petroleum gases; Preparations for animal feeding; Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.; and Tractors, accounting for 99.95 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s exports:
- Misc. articles made from textile materials totaled $489,165. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Saddles, harness, traces, leads, etc. fell 39.97 percent compared to last year to $106,016.
- Printers, all types, parts totaled $99,878. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Silver, various forms totaled $95,841. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Plastic shoes totaled $76,957. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Oil rose 390.29 percent compared to last year to $12.66 million.
- LNG, other petroleum gases fell 41.28 percent compared to last year to $9.04 million.
- Preparations for animal feeding fell 32.06 percent compared to last year to $241,076.
- Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. fell 19.29 percent compared to last year to $46,447.
- Tractors totaled $16,524. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Piegan Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $71.38 million. The Port’s deficit was $63.77 million. Exports totaled $3.8 million and imports came to $67.58 million.