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Roma Border Crossing, Texas

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $8.1 million for the month of October, $49.79 million through October of 2018, and $55.57 million for all of 2017, 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$49.27 M
2Brazil$190,000
3Ireland$100,000
4China$86,362
5Guatemala$47,906
6United Kingdom$30,500
7Belize$25,000
8Japan$20,500
9Canada$17,890
10Taiwan$1,048

Overall Rank

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 6.97 percent through October

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 6.97 percent, from $46.55 million to $49.79 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 245 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 243. It finished No. 244 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 China and No. 5 Guatemala . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Guatemala, Germany and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 6.4 percent to $49.27 million.
    Exports rose 1.84 percent to $42.84 million. Imports rose 51.74 percent to $6.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil totaled $190,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $190,000.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ireland totaled $100,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $100,000.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 62.47 percent to $86,362.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 62.47 percent to $86,362.
  • Trade with No. 5 Guatemala rose 601.92 percent to $47,906.
    Exports rose 601.92 percent to $47,906. There were no imports.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.81 percent of its trade with the world.

Roma Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with eight through October. That compares with two surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $36.41 million; Guatemala, $47,906; and Belize, $25,000. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Brazil, $190,000; Ireland, $100,000; and China, $86,362.

Through October it’s top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Miscellaneous machines, parts; and Parts for heavy machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 48.84 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Power supplies, transformers; Sweetened waters; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Tungsten (Wolfram) & Articles, Incl Waste & S 8101; and Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc., accounting for 60.43 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 7.2 percent compared to last year to $10.92 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 16.74 percent compared to last year to $5.02 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 99.33 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 40.91 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 0.1 percent compared to last year to $1.52 million.

On the import side:

  • Power supplies, transformers fell 18.39 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Sweetened waters totaled $985,845. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. totaled $840,612. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Tungsten (Wolfram) & Articles, Incl Waste & S 8101 fell 4.16 percent compared to last year to $608,734.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. totaled $410,885. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Roma Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $48.22 million. The Port’s surplus was $38.16 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $43.19 million and imports came to $5.03 million.