|1||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$1.51 M|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$897,197|
|3||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$429,086|
|4||Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames||$280,150|
|5||Trailers and similar vehicles||$253,578|
|6||Motorboats and yachts||$240,818|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$218,171|
|8||Motor vehicle engines||$211,773|
|9||Medicines in individual dosages||$201,389|
|10||Parts for heavy machinery||$196,726|
|1||Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.||$1.59 M|
|3||Misc. vegetables, not frozen||$234,488|
|4||Power supplies, transformers||$178,870|
|5||Misc. plastic articles||$163,357|
|6||Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.||$132,590|
|7||Beans, peas, fresh or chilled||$129,767|
|8||Value added to a returned import||$114,667|
|9||Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled||$107,284|
|10||Tungsten (Wolfram) & Articles, Incl Waste & S 8101||$104,219|
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade increases 38.54 percent through February
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world rose 38.54 percent, from $8.25 million to $11.44 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
Roma Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 225 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Guatemala . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Ireland, China, Guatemala and Japan, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Roma Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with two surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $2.99 million; Ireland, $0; and Guatemala, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Japan, $6,500; China, $1,862; and Ireland, $0.
Through February it’s top exports were Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; Motor vehicle parts; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; and Trailers and similar vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 46.75 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Sweetened waters; Misc. vegetables, not frozen; Power supplies, transformers; and Misc. plastic articles, accounting for 72.78 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Roma Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:
- Self-propelled heavy construction machinery fell 30.78 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 9.72 percent compared to last year to $897,197.
- Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 15368 percent compared to last year to $429,086.
- Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames rose 154.84 percent compared to last year to $280,150.
- Trailers and similar vehicles rose 196.29 percent compared to last year to $253,578.
On the import side:
- Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. totaled $1.59 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Sweetened waters totaled $908,843. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Misc. vegetables, not frozen totaled $234,488. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Power supplies, transformers fell 15.18 percent compared to last year to $178,870.
- Misc. plastic articles rose 29.68 percent compared to last year to $163,357.
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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $43.19 million and imports came to $5.03 million.