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Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $35.71 million for the month of August, $249.99 million through August of 2019, and $324.83 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Mexico$249.84 M
2Germany$99,038
3Thailand$20,940
4Switzerland$17,500
5Malaysia$10,736
6Canada$5,711
7India$5,267

Overall Rank

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 15.18 percent through August

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 15.18 percent, from $217.05 million to $249.99 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.

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 178 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 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Malaysia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Iran, United Kingdom, China and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 15.66 percent to $249.84 million.
    Exports rose 22.25 percent to $138.28 million. Imports rose 8.41 percent to $111.55 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 799.36 percent to $99,038.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 799.36 percent to $99,038.
  • Trade with No. 3 Thailand totaled $20,940.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $20,940.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland totaled $17,500.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $17,500.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia totaled $10,736.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $10,736.

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with five through August. That compares with two surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $26.73 million; Canada, $5,711; and Iran, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $99,038; Thailand, $20,940; and Switzerland, $17,500.

Through August its top exports were Grain sorghum; Corn; Sugar and starch residues; Rice; and Soybeans, in that order. Those accounted for 85.95 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus; Cucumbers, pickles, etc., fresh or chilled; Melons and papayas; Furniture, parts; and Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., accounting for 73.77 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:

  • Grain sorghum rose 423.76 percent compared to last year to $42.5 million.
  • Corn fell 48.25 percent compared to last year to $28.94 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 96.77 percent compared to last year to $22.5 million.
  • Rice rose 34579 percent compared to last year to $18.19 million.
  • Soybeans fell 4.69 percent compared to last year to $6.74 million.

On the import side:

  • Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus rose 18.51 percent compared to last year to $28.38 million.
  • Cucumbers, pickles, etc., fresh or chilled rose 16.84 percent compared to last year to $16.97 million.
  • Melons and papayas rose 22.28 percent compared to last year to $14.05 million.
  • Furniture, parts rose 67.58 percent compared to last year to $13.95 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 1062.97 percent compared to last year to $9.05 million.

Last year Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $324.83 million. The Port’s surplus was $41.56 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, Iran, United Kingdom, China and Germany. Exports totaled $183.19 million and imports came to $141.64 million.