San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade totaled $61.71 million for the month of May, $527.63 million through May of 2020, and $1.39 billion 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$519.44 M
2China$4.06 M
3Germany$2.03 M
4Japan$449,619
5Malaysia$415,520
6France$367,873
7Canada$221,720
8Taiwan$182,997
9Philippines$135,486
10Pakistan$127,633

Overall Rank

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade decreases 16.98 percent through May

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s trade with the world fell 16.98 percent, from $635.57 million to $527.63 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.

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. ranked No. 142 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 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Malaysia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Peru, Germany and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 16.5 percent to $519.44 million.
    Exports fell 59.02 percent to $171.55 million. Imports rose 71.02 percent to $347.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 51.2 percent to $4.06 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $4.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 12.06 percent to $2.03 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 693.17 percent to $449,619.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $449,619.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 633.06 percent to $415,520.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $415,520.

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.76 percent of its trade with the world.

San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with 23 through May. That compares with 28 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $0; Guatemala, $0; and United Arab Emirates, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $176.35 million; China, $4.06 million; and Germany, $2.03 million.

Through May its top exports were Fresh apples, pears; Electric generating sets, rotary converters; Commercial vehicles; Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments; and Plastic boxes, containers, in that order. Those accounted for 46.41 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled; Cabbage, cauliflower, kale, etc., fresh or chilled; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; and Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc., accounting for 66.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz.’s exports:

  • Fresh apples, pears fell 21.27 percent compared to last year to $28.19 million.
  • Electric generating sets, rotary converters totaled $16.3 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Commercial vehicles fell 13.77 percent compared to last year to $12.54 million.
  • Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments rose 2716.4 percent compared to last year to $12.15 million.
  • Plastic boxes, containers rose 68.7 percent compared to last year to $10.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. fell 5.22 percent compared to last year to $105.71 million.
  • Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled rose 94.25 percent compared to last year to $42.41 million.
  • Cabbage, cauliflower, kale, etc., fresh or chilled rose 138.22 percent compared to last year to $30.73 million.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones rose 28.92 percent compared to last year to $30.2 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. fell 3.31 percent compared to last year to $29.01 million.

Last year San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. posted total trade with the world of $1.39 billion. The Port’s deficit was $372.56 million. Exports totaled $506.69 million and imports came to $879.25 million.