Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade totaled $977.61 million for the month of July, $7.07 billion through July of 2020, and $15.02 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
1Canada$6.88 B
2Mexico$71.64 M
3Germany$24.5 M
4China$23.26 M
5Japan$12.12 M
6United Kingdom$9.83 M
7New Zealand$4.46 M
8Italy$4.16 M
9South Korea$4.13 M
10The Netherlands$3.68 M

Overall Rank

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade decreases 20.38 percent through July

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s trade with the world fell 20.38 percent, from $8.88 billion to $7.07 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. ranked No. 57 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 59. It finished No. 60 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 31.52 percent to $5.92 billion.
    Exports fell 30.14 percent to $2.7 billion. Imports fell 32.63 percent to $3.22 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 34.28 percent to $67.13 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 34.28 percent to $67.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 13 percent to $20.17 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 13 percent to $20.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 43.66 percent to $19.17 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 43.66 percent to $19.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan fell 38.93 percent to $9.71 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 38.93 percent to $9.71 million.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 99.12 percent of its trade with the world.

Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with 72 through July. That compares with three surpluses and 78 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Libya, $200,920; Algeria, $15,431; and Burkina Faso, $3,531. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Canada, $518.49 million; Mexico, $67.13 million; and Germany, $20.17 million.

Through July its top exports were Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; and Rubber tires, in that order. Those accounted for 11.42 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Beef, fresh or chilled; Returned exports, without change; Oil; Oilcake; and Live cattle, accounting for 53.06 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 16.27 percent compared to last year to $100.36 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. fell 3.92 percent compared to last year to $86.83 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids fell 45 percent compared to last year to $57.84 million.
  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 0.81 percent compared to last year to $56.75 million.
  • Rubber tires fell 19.08 percent compared to last year to $55.37 million.

On the import side:

  • Beef, fresh or chilled rose 3.93 percent compared to last year to $681.29 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 10.71 percent compared to last year to $628.6 million.
  • Oil fell 39.86 percent compared to last year to $538.85 million.
  • Oilcake rose 34.85 percent compared to last year to $138.87 million.
  • Live cattle fell 19.1 percent compared to last year to $104.41 million.

Last year Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. posted total trade with the world of $15.02 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.96 billion. Exports totaled $6.53 billion and imports came to $8.49 billion.