|1||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$8.51 M|
|2||Beans, peas, dried or shelled||$7.93 M|
|4||Misc. engines and motors, parts||$4.35 M|
|5||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$3.01 M|
|6||Preparations for animal feeding||$2.9 M|
|7||Gasoline, other fuels||$2.88 M|
|8||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$2.1 M|
|9||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$1.98 M|
|10||Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps||$1.95 M|
|1||Compressors and pumps||$43.48 M|
|2||Returned exports, without change||$27.11 M|
|3||Nitrogenous fertilizers||$18.7 M|
|5||Live cattle||$6.37 M|
|6||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$4.55 M|
|7||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$3.67 M|
|8||Gasoline, other fuels||$3.58 M|
|9||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$3.46 M|
|10||Potassic fertilizers||$3.31 M|
Raymond Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade decreases 11.85 percent through May
Raymond Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world fell 11.85 percent, from $305.74 million to $269.5 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.
Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 165 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 Raymond Border Crossing, Mont.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Slovakia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, Japan, China and Finland, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 9.82 percent to $263.01 million.
Exports fell 46.09 percent to $89.79 million. Imports rose 38.47 percent to $173.22 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 46.9 percent to $3.01 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 10417 percent to $3.01 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Slovakia rose 177.81 percent to $842,032.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $842,032.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 169.34 percent to $798,043.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $798,043.
- Trade with No. 5 Japan fell 75.98 percent to $462,528.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $462,528.
Raymond Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.49 percent of its trade with the world.
Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with 24 through May. That compares with 29 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Libya, $46,983; Finland, $0; and Philippines, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Canada, $83.44 million; Mexico, $3.01 million; and Slovakia, $842,032.
Through May its top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Beans, peas, dried or shelled; Wheat; Misc. engines and motors, parts; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, in that order. Those accounted for 33.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Compressors and pumps; Returned exports, without change; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Oil; and Live cattle, accounting for 60.7 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Raymond Border Crossing, Mont.’s exports:
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 51.36 percent compared to last year to $8.51 million.
- Beans, peas, dried or shelled rose 51.67 percent compared to last year to $7.93 million.
- Wheat rose 516.22 percent compared to last year to $6.72 million.
- Misc. engines and motors, parts rose 3569.87 percent compared to last year to $4.35 million.
- Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 2.98 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
On the import side:
- Compressors and pumps rose 357.86 percent compared to last year to $43.48 million.
- Returned exports, without change fell 3.44 percent compared to last year to $27.11 million.
- Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 0.06 percent compared to last year to $18.7 million.
- Oil fell 0.5 percent compared to last year to $13.39 million.
- Live cattle fell 67.49 percent compared to last year to $6.37 million.
Last year Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $660.63 million. The Port’s deficit was $168.01 million. Exports totaled $246.31 million and imports came to $414.32 million.