|2||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$4.73 M|
|3||Horses, other living equine animals||$4.34 M|
|4||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$3.35 M|
|5||Raw peanuts||$1.58 M|
|6||Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm||$1.39 M|
|7||Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing||$1.38 M|
|8||Parts for heavy machinery||$1.28 M|
|9||Trailers and similar vehicles||$1.08 M|
|1||Live cattle||$22.58 M|
|2||Prefabricated buildings||$7.77 M|
|3||Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.||$6.43 M|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$4.16 M|
|5||Misc. iron and steel articles||$3.93 M|
|6||Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines||$3.58 M|
|7||Trailers and similar vehicles||$2.79 M|
|8||Miscellaneous aluminum articles||$2.3 M|
|9||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$1.68 M|
|10||Iron and steel pipes and tubing||$1.52 M|
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade decreases 19.41 percent through May
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world fell 19.41 percent, from $135.32 million to $109.06 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.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 183 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 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Japan, South Korea, China and Argentina, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 19.21 percent to $108.99 million.
Exports fell 45.6 percent to $44.66 million. Imports rose 21.82 percent to $64.32 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Argentina totaled $59,400.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $59,400.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany totaled $9,600.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $9,600.
- Trade with No. 4 China fell 100 percent to $0.
There were no exports. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Japan fell 100 percent to $0.
There were no exports. There were no imports.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with two surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with China, $0; Japan, $0; and South Korea, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $19.66 million; Argentina, $59,400; and Germany, $9,600.
Through May its top exports were Tractors; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Horses, other living equine animals; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Raw peanuts, in that order. Those accounted for 44.24 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Live cattle; Prefabricated buildings; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; Motor vehicle parts; and Misc. iron and steel articles, accounting for 69.69 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Tractors fell 5.72 percent compared to last year to $5.75 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry rose 29.36 percent compared to last year to $4.73 million.
- Horses, other living equine animals rose 6.82 percent compared to last year to $4.34 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 25.32 percent compared to last year to $3.35 million.
- Raw peanuts fell 23.67 percent compared to last year to $1.58 million.
On the import side:
- Live cattle rose 5.64 percent compared to last year to $22.58 million.
- Prefabricated buildings fell 18.71 percent compared to last year to $7.77 million.
- Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 74.98 percent compared to last year to $6.43 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 48.71 percent compared to last year to $4.16 million.
- Misc. iron and steel articles fell 15.35 percent compared to last year to $3.93 million.
Last year Presidio Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $346.65 million. The Port’s deficit was $54.44 million. Exports totaled $146.1 million and imports came to $200.54 million.