El Paso Border Crossing, Texas

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade totaled $6.01 billion for the month of December, $79.12 billion for all of 2019, and $81.88 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

RankPort2019
1Mexico$76.78 B
2China$1.35 B
3Taiwan$169.06 M
4Thailand$131.59 M
5Malaysia$100.95 M
6South Korea$64.33 M
7Germany$63.93 M
8Japan$62.5 M
9Philippines$46.04 M
10Dominican Republic$38.28 M

Overall Rank

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade decreases 3.38 percent in 2019.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s trade with the world fell 3.38 percent, from $81.88 billion to $79.12 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

In 2019, the nation’s total trade was $4.14 trillion, with exports at $1.65 trillion and imports at $2.49 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 1.46 percent compared to 2018. Exports fell 1.13 percent and imports fell 1.67 percent.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas ranked No. 15 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings in 2019.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — in 2019, by value, were Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In 2019 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Malaysia. In 2018, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Thailand, Taiwan and Philippines, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 0.82 percent to $76.78 billion.
    Exports fell 1.61 percent to $31.76 billion. Imports fell 0.25 percent to $45.02 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 58.72 percent to $1.35 billion.
    Exports fell 70.28 percent to $1.05 million. Imports fell 58.71 percent to $1.35 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan fell 20.73 percent to $169.06 million.
    Exports rose 33.61 percent to $1.25 million. Imports fell 20.97 percent to $167.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Thailand fell 41.56 percent to $131.59 million.
    Exports fell 66.25 percent to $39,787. Imports fell 41.54 percent to $131.55 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 14.79 percent to $100.95 million.
    Exports fell 64.6 percent to $256,816. Imports rose 15.45 percent to $100.69 million.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s top five trading partners in 2019 accounted for 99.26 percent of its trade with the world.

El Paso Border Crossing, Texas had trade surpluses with 24 countries and deficits with 84 in 2019. That compares with 28 surpluses and 83 deficits for 2018. The top three surpluses were with Hong Kong, $5.13 million; Australia, $2.9 million; and Belgium, $685,593. The top three deficits were with Mexico, $13.26 billion; China, $1.35 billion; and Taiwan, $166.56 million.

In 2019 its top exports were Computer parts; Computer chips; Gasoline, other fuels; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 27.31 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Insulated wire, cable; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 44.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at El Paso Border Crossing, Texas’s exports:

  • Computer parts rose 16.84 percent compared to last year to $2.61 billion.
  • Computer chips rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $2.2 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 21.06 percent compared to last year to $1.68 billion.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 8.56 percent compared to last year to $1.12 billion.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 12.77 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.

On the import side:

  • Computers fell 3.24 percent compared to last year to $7.9 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 4.36 percent compared to last year to $4.45 billion.
  • Insulated wire, cable fell 3.37 percent compared to last year to $4.31 billion.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 5.77 percent compared to last year to $2.5 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 1.51 percent compared to last year to $1.9 billion.

In 2018 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas posted total trade with the world of $81.88 billion. The Port’s deficit was $17.22 billion. Exports totaled $32.33 billion and imports came to $49.55 billion.