|3||Plastic boxes, containers||$698,614|
|4||TVs, computer monitors||$612,000|
|5||Civilian aircraft, parts||$180,725|
|6||Paper cartons, office box files, etc.||$180,344|
|7||Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles||$150,834|
|8||Beans, peas, dried or shelled||$144,561|
|9||Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines||$93,046|
|10||Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.||$76,642|
Scobey Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade increases 5.23 percent through August
Scobey Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world rose 5.23 percent, from $5.83 million to $6.14 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.
Scobey Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 307 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 Scobey Border Crossing, Mont.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Finland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, The Netherlands, Finland and Denmark, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
Scobey Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.
Scobey Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with two through August. That compares with one surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $3.58 million; The Netherlands, $0; and Finland, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $43,276; Denmark, $3,644; and The Netherlands, $0.
Through August its top exports were Tractors; Commercial vehicles; Plastic boxes, containers; TVs, computer monitors; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 74.61 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa; and Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc., accounting for 99.82 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Scobey Border Crossing, Mont.’s exports:
- Tractors fell 40.35 percent compared to last year to $1.29 million.
- Commercial vehicles rose 101.08 percent compared to last year to $825,389.
- Plastic boxes, containers rose 165.51 percent compared to last year to $698,614.
- TVs, computer monitors totaled $612,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $180,725. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity totaled $743,037. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 59.4 percent compared to last year to $470,824.
- Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 58.61 percent compared to last year to $75,773.
- Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa totaled $5,370. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. totaled $3,644. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Scobey Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $7.64 million. The Port’s surplus was $4.81 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners only partners were Canada, China, The Netherlands and Finland. Exports totaled $6.23 million and imports came to $1.42 million.