Roma Border Crossing, Texas

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $18.1 million for the month of July, $105.43 million through July of 2020, and $89.48 million for all of 2019, 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$104.46 M
2China$380,330
3Japan$240,420
4Germany$191,000
5United Kingdom$90,500
6Panama$29,791
7Guatemala$11,243
8Spain$9,984
9Canada$6,350
10Sweden$2,797

Overall Rank

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 137.93 percent through July

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 137.93 percent, from $44.31 million to $105.43 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 201 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 230. It finished No. 229 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Japan, Sweden, China and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 96.75 percent to $86.5 million.
    Exports fell 26.75 percent to $19.07 million. Imports rose 276.12 percent to $67.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 658.5 percent to $267,347.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 658.5 percent to $267,347.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 25.55 percent to $240,420.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 25.55 percent to $240,420.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany totaled $191,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $191,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 237.78 percent to $76,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 237.78 percent to $76,000.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 99.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with nine through July. That compares with two surpluses and seven deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Panama, $29,791; Guatemala, $8,243; and France, $0. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Mexico, $48.35 million; China, $267,347; and Japan, $240,420.

Through July its top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Motor vehicle parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 40.41 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Tomatoes, fresh or chilled; Cabbage, cauliflower, kale, etc., fresh or chilled; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; and Green beans, peas, other fresh, chilled leguminous vegetables, accounting for 78.74 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 44.99 percent compared to last year to $3.13 million.
  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles rose 707.11 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 43.11 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 53.09 percent compared to last year to $1.09 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. rose 225.2 percent compared to last year to $995,900.

On the import side:

  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 291.5 percent compared to last year to $30.56 million.
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled totaled $16.68 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cabbage, cauliflower, kale, etc., fresh or chilled rose 3555.97 percent compared to last year to $9.45 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 210.3 percent compared to last year to $5.33 million.
  • Green beans, peas, other fresh, chilled leguminous vegetables rose 545.74 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.

Last year Roma Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $89.48 million. The Port’s surplus was $3.37 million. Exports totaled $46.42 million and imports came to $43.06 million.