|1||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$462.79 M|
|2||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$398.6 M|
|4||Trailers and similar vehicles||$311.4 M|
|5||Insecticides, fungicides||$272.32 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$246.89 M|
|8||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$215.38 M|
|9||Gasoline, other fuels||$209.35 M|
|10||Parts for heavy machinery||$155.08 M|
|3||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$358.34 M|
|4||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$345.2 M|
|5||Value added to a returned import||$311.5 M|
|6||Acyclic alcohols||$274.44 M|
|7||Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes||$182.9 M|
|8||Potassic fertilizers||$181.11 M|
|10||Cyclic hydrocarbons||$157.95 M|
Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade increases 14.69 percent through October
Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D.’s trade with the world rose 14.69 percent, from $13.89 billion to $15.93 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.
Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. ranked No. 46 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. 48. It finished No. 48 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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Singapore . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Japan, South Korea and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 12.81 percent to $14.12 billion.
Exports rose 7.93 percent to $7.84 billion. Imports rose 19.54 percent to $6.29 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 7.52 percent to $522.75 million.
Exports fell 11.55 percent to $466.87 million. Imports rose 49.42 percent to $55.88 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 42.03 percent to $299.8 million.
Exports rose 56.33 percent to $271.49 million. Imports fell 24.34 percent to $28.31 million.
- Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 88.85 percent to $281.14 million.
Exports rose 91.14 percent to $278.41 million. Imports fell 14.91 percent to $2.73 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Singapore rose 159.9 percent to $113.19 million.
Exports rose 159.25 percent to $112.89 million. Imports rose 5479.18 percent to $297,928.
Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.32 percent of its trade with the world.
Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. had trade surpluses with 48 countries and deficits with 39 through October. That compares with 44 surpluses and 37 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $1.55 billion; China, $410.99 million; and South Korea, $275.67 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $63.15 million; United Kingdom, $12.06 million; and France, $7.39 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Tractors; Trailers and similar vehicles; and Insecticides, fungicides, in that order. Those accounted for 19.24 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plastics; Oil; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 37.89 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D.’s exports:
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 39.78 percent compared to last year to $462.79 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $398.6 million.
- Tractors rose 32.95 percent compared to last year to $363.77 million.
- Trailers and similar vehicles rose 12.05 percent compared to last year to $311.4 million.
- Insecticides, fungicides fell 23.59 percent compared to last year to $272.32 million.
On the import side:
- Plastics fell 4.9 percent compared to last year to $794.98 million.
- Oil rose 812.23 percent compared to last year to $662.06 million.
- Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $358.34 million.
- Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes fell 26.78 percent compared to last year to $345.2 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 5.71 percent compared to last year to $311.5 million.
Last year Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. posted total trade with the world of $13.88 billion. The Port’s surplus was $2.92 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $8.4 billion and imports came to $5.48 billion.