|2||Horses, other living equine animals||$7.45 M|
|3||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$7.29 M|
|4||Harvesting machinery for poultry||$5.9 M|
|5||Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing||$2.96 M|
|6||Iron, steel less than 600 mm wide||$2.68 M|
|7||Trailers and similar vehicles||$2.19 M|
|8||Raw peanuts||$2.07 M|
|9||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$1.98 M|
|10||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$1.9 M|
|1||Live cattle||$26.98 M|
|2||Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines||$21.61 M|
|3||Prefabricated buildings||$15.51 M|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$11.63 M|
|5||Trailers and similar vehicles||$7.03 M|
|6||Misc. iron and steel articles||$6.99 M|
|7||Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity||$5.33 M|
|8||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$5.07 M|
|9||Miscellaneous aluminum articles||$3.75 M|
|10||Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.||$3.72 M|
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 34.94 percent through August
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 34.94 percent, from $149.93 million to $202.31 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 183 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Through August Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Canada, China, Germany and Japan, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 34.62 percent to $201.79 million.
Exports rose 7.85 percent to $79.7 million. Imports rose 60.66 percent to $122.08 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Japan totaled $232,343.
Exports totaled $226,510. Imports totaled $5,833.
- Trade with No. 3 South Korea totaled $189,958.
Exports totaled $166,926. Imports totaled $23,032.
- Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom totaled $56,029.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $56,029.
- Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 9.02 percent to $30,000.
There were no exports. Imports rose 9.02 percent to $30,000.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Presidio Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with four through August. That compares with zero surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Japan, $220,677; South Korea, $143,894; and Germany, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $42.38 million; United Kingdom, $56,029; and Canada, $30,000.
Through August its top exports were Tractors; Horses, other living equine animals; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Harvesting machinery for poultry; and Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, in that order. Those accounted for 39.58 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Live cattle; Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; Prefabricated buildings; Motor vehicle parts; and Trailers and similar vehicles, accounting for 67.72 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Presidio Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Tractors rose 20.01 percent compared to last year to $8.1 million.
- Horses, other living equine animals fell 7.57 percent compared to last year to $7.45 million.
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 35.64 percent compared to last year to $7.29 million.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 9.04 percent compared to last year to $5.9 million.
- Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing rose 11.35 percent compared to last year to $2.96 million.
On the import side:
- Live cattle rose 58.64 percent compared to last year to $26.98 million.
- Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines rose 122.5 percent compared to last year to $21.61 million.
- Prefabricated buildings rose 13.79 percent compared to last year to $15.51 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 6.37 percent compared to last year to $11.63 million.
- Trailers and similar vehicles rose 187.5 percent compared to last year to $7.03 million.
Last year Presidio Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $250.75 million. The Port’s deficit was $30.88 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners only partners were Mexico, Canada, China and Germany. Exports totaled $109.94 million and imports came to $140.82 million.