|2||Horses, other living equine animals||$1.53 M|
|3||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$1.43 M|
|4||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$1.23 M|
|5||Lathes for removing metal||$1.12 M|
|6||Seamless iron tubes and pipes||$802,806|
|7||Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide||$682,463|
|8||Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing||$664,796|
|9||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$594,038|
|10||Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.||$424,810|
|1||Live cattle||$6.27 M|
|2||Prefabricated buildings||$3.81 M|
|3||Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.||$3.51 M|
|4||Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines||$3.42 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$3.1 M|
|6||Misc. iron and steel articles||$1.89 M|
|7||Trailers and similar vehicles||$898,311|
|8||Miscellaneous aluminum articles||$875,632|
|9||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$760,228|
|10||Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity||$732,420|
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 33.67 percent through February
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 33.67 percent, from $35.87 million to $47.95 million 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.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 176 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 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade parters only trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada and No. 4 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Mexico, Canada, China and South Korea, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 33.77 percent to $47.94 million.
Exports rose 0.06 percent to $19.47 million. Imports rose 73.78 percent to $28.48 million.
- Trade with No. 2 South Korea totaled $7,896.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $7,896.
- Trade with No. 3 Canada fell 100 percent to $0.
There were no exports. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 China fell 100 percent to $0.
There were no exports. There were no imports.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with one surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $0; China, $0; and South Korea, $7,896. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Mexico, $9.01 million; South Korea, $7,896; and Canada $0.
Through February it’s top exports were Tractors; Horses, other living equine animals; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Lathes for removing metal, in that order. Those accounted for 42.09 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Live cattle; Prefabricated buildings; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 70.61 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Tractors rose 17.66 percent compared to last year to $2.89 million.
- Horses, other living equine animals fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 5.01 percent compared to last year to $1.43 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 3.07 percent compared to last year to $1.23 million.
- Lathes for removing metal rose 40706 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.
On the import side:
- Live cattle rose 53.39 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
- Prefabricated buildings rose 15.47 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
- Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 179.73 percent compared to last year to $3.51 million.
- Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines totaled $3.42 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 40.61 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
Last year Presidio Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $259.52 million. The Port’s surplus was $52.8 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $156.16 million and imports came to $103.36 million.