|1||Misc. articles made from textile materials||$489,165|
|2||Saddles, harness, traces, leads, etc.||$141,999|
|3||Prepared foods, beverages||$133,227|
|4||Essential oil resins||$108,258|
|5||Printers, all types, parts||$99,878|
|6||Silver, various forms||$95,841|
|7||Uncoated paper, paperboard||$89,981|
|8||Make-up and skin-care products||$87,596|
|10||Miscellaneous machine parts||$57,514|
|1||LNG, other petroleum gases||$18.68 M|
|3||Preparations for animal feeding||$341,869|
|4||Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.||$46,447|
|6||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$9,536|
|7||Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa||$7,032|
|9||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$4,500|
|10||Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils||$2,180|
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade increases 25.42 percent through July
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world rose 25.42 percent, from $27 million to $33.87 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.
Piegan Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 234 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 249. It finished No. 236 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.
Through July 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 3.82 percent to $28.03 million.
Exports fell 31.09 percent to $1.85 million. Imports rose 7.66 percent to $26.19 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 July 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 July. That compares with zero surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top two surpluses through July of this year were with United Kingdom, $16,524; Canada, $24.34 million; and . The top two deficits through July of this year were with Canada $24.34 million; United Kingdom $16,524; and .
Through July its top exports were Misc. articles made from textile materials; Saddles, harness, traces, leads, etc.; Prepared foods, beverages; Essential oil resins; and Printers, all types, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 46.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were LNG, other petroleum gases; Oil; Preparations for animal feeding; Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.; and Tractors, accounting for 99.9 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 51.38 percent compared to last year to $141,999.
- Prepared foods, beverages totaled $133,227. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Essential oil resins rose 227.02 percent compared to last year to $108,258.
- Printers, all types, parts totaled $99,878. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- LNG, other petroleum gases fell 8.6 percent compared to last year to $18.68 million.
- Oil rose 286.89 percent compared to last year to $12.66 million.
- Preparations for animal feeding fell 32.96 percent compared to last year to $341,869.
- 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.