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Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade totaled $1.3 billion for the month of August, $10.18 billion through August of 2019, and $14.26 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Canada$9.91 B
2Mexico$117.86 M
3China$39.11 M
4Germany$28.43 M
5Japan$17.33 M
6United Kingdom$9.73 M
7France$6.45 M
8The Netherlands$4.98 M
9India$3.92 M
10Sweden$3.64 M

Overall Rank

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade increases 6.48 percent through August

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world rose 6.48 percent, from $9.56 billion to $10.18 billion 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.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 59 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, China, Germany and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 6.7 percent to $9.91 billion.
    Exports fell 1.89 percent to $4.41 billion. Imports rose 14.76 percent to $5.5 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 28.87 percent to $117.86 million.
    Exports rose 120.77 percent to $7,471. Imports rose 28.87 percent to $117.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 24.48 percent to $39.11 million.
    Exports fell 72.67 percent to $4,746. Imports fell 24.46 percent to $39.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 1.54 percent to $28.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1.54 percent to $28.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 13.35 percent to $17.33 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 13.35 percent to $17.33 million.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.37 percent of its trade with the world.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 80 through August. That compares with four surpluses and 68 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Iraq, $53,517; Bahrain, $26,022; and Saudi Arabia, $24,103. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $1.09 billion; Mexico, $117.84 million; and China, $39.1 million.

Through August its top exports were Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Tractors; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; and Gasoline, other fuels, in that order. Those accounted for 12.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Value added to a returned import; Beef, fresh or chilled; Live cattle; and Parts for heavy machinery, accounting for 50.15 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s exports:

  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 20.7 percent compared to last year to $135.99 million.
  • Tractors rose 5.56 percent compared to last year to $121.69 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids fell 10.98 percent compared to last year to $121.6 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 7.82 percent compared to last year to $98.41 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 104.35 percent compared to last year to $94.15 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 6.84 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 26.02 percent compared to last year to $796.84 million.
  • Beef, fresh or chilled rose 17.86 percent compared to last year to $761.41 million.
  • Live cattle rose 98.19 percent compared to last year to $143.85 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 18.05 percent compared to last year to $135.33 million.

Last year Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $14.26 billion. The Port’s deficit was $967.87 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Mexico, China, Germany and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $6.65 billion and imports came to $7.61 billion.