|1||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$6.89 M|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$3.58 M|
|3||Preparations for animal feeding||$991,617|
|4||Medicines in individual dosages||$916,698|
|5||Parts for heavy machinery||$866,472|
|6||Motorboats and yachts||$855,100|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$805,513|
|8||Motor vehicle engines||$790,311|
|9||Compressors and pumps||$776,799|
|10||Trailers and similar vehicles||$728,826|
|1||Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.||$9.19 M|
|2||Sweetened waters||$2.98 M|
|3||Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.||$2.62 M|
|4||Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled||$1.08 M|
|5||Power supplies, transformers||$874,015|
|6||Beans, peas, fresh or chilled||$425,973|
|7||Misc. vegetables, not frozen||$419,978|
|8||Value added to a returned import||$413,175|
|9||Tungsten (Wolfram) & Articles, Incl Waste & S 8101||$327,462|
|10||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$310,500|
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 40.87 percent through August
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 40.87 percent, from $36.88 million to $51.95 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.
Roma Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 232 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 Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Brazil. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Brazil, Ireland, China and Guatemala, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 41.57 percent to $51.54 million.
Exports fell 8.67 percent to $30.25 million. Imports rose 548.29 percent to $21.29 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 834.15 percent to $191,500.
There were no exports. Imports rose 834.15 percent to $191,500.
- Trade with No. 3 China fell 28.88 percent to $59,583.
There were no exports. Imports fell 28.88 percent to $59,583.
- Trade with No. 4 Sweden totaled $50,000.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $50,000.
- Trade with No. 5 Brazil fell 76.32 percent to $45,000.
There were no exports. Imports fell 76.32 percent to $45,000.
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.86 percent of its trade with the world.
Roma Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with eight through August. That compares with two surpluses and eight deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $8.96 million; Guatemala, $2,564; and Ireland, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Japan, $191,500; China, $59,583; and Sweden, $50,000.
Through August its top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Motor vehicle parts; Preparations for animal feeding; Medicines in individual dosages; and Parts for heavy machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 43.76 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Sweetened waters; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled; and Power supplies, transformers, accounting for 77.15 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 19.1 percent compared to last year to $6.89 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 9.72 percent compared to last year to $3.58 million.
- Preparations for animal feeding rose 25.27 percent compared to last year to $991,617.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 99.55 percent compared to last year to $916,698.
- Parts for heavy machinery fell 26.39 percent compared to last year to $866,472.
On the import side:
- Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 237692 percent compared to last year to $9.19 million.
- Sweetened waters rose 5508.34 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
- Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 32639 percent compared to last year to $2.62 million.
- Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled totaled $1.08 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Power supplies, transformers fell 12.01 percent compared to last year to $874,015.
Last year Roma Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $59.82 million. The Port’s surplus was $40.36 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, Brazil, China, Ireland and Guatemala. Exports totaled $50.09 million and imports came to $9.73 million.