Pharr International Bridge in Texas

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

87.83%

Compared to last month

-10.75%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

72.74%

Compared to last month

-13.54%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

96.99%

Compared to last month

-9.19%

Current RankAmong U.S. airports, seaports, border crossings

30

Rank 2020

33

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s total trade with the world was $3.41 billion in April, a change of 87.83 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 72.74 percent and the change in imports was 96.99 percent. Pharr International Bridge in Texas ranked No. 30 among U.S. trade partners in April. It had ranked No. 33 for the same month last year.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top three exports by value in April were (1) LNG, other petroleum gases, (2) Gasoline, other fuels, and (3) Motor vehicle parts. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) TVs, computer monitors, (2) Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., and (3) Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.. By tonnage, Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top three exports were (1) Navigational equipment, (2) Power supplies, transformers, and (3) Insulated wire, cable. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Electrical boards, panels and switches, (2) Electric motor, generator parts, and (3) Parts for electrical supplies.

Top Trading Countries

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$14.2 billion
2China$126.9 million
3South Korea$61.8 million
4Japan$56 million
5Canada$20.6 million
6Malaysia$17.8 million
7Israel$14.8 million
8Germany$13.9 million
9Thailand$9.2 million
10Taiwan$8.5 million

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Top Exports

RankCommodityYTD
1LNG, other petroleum gases$2.4 billion
2Motor vehicle parts$200.3 million
3Gasoline, other fuels$189.6 million
4Insulated wire, cable$153.8 million
5Computer chips$147.9 million
6Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V$127.3 million
7Pork$112.2 million
8Cotton$80.6 million
9Plastic boxes, containers$74.4 million
10Parts for electrical supplies$72.9 million

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s trade increases 32.86 percent through April

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s trade with the world rose 32.86 percent, from $11.01 billion to $14.63 billion through the first four months of 2021 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 $1.41 trillion, with exports at $547.55 billion and imports at $862.78 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 15.04 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 11.41 percent and imports rose 17.46 percent.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas ranked No. 28 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through April of 2021. During the same period of 2020 it ranked No. 30. It finished No. 30 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; Port Laredo; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through April Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, South Korea, Japan and Indonesia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 35.46 percent to $14.24 billion.
    Exports rose 53.1 percent to $5.99 billion. Imports rose 25.01 percent to $8.25 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 49.13 percent to $126.95 million.
    Exports rose 130.49 percent to $161,770. Imports fell 49.18 percent to $126.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 16.16 percent to $61.78 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 16.2 percent to $61.78 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 14.71 percent to $56.05 million.
    Exports rose 1173.83 percent to $302,929. Imports rose 14.15 percent to $55.75 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 387.61 percent to $20.65 million.
    Exports fell 78.01 percent to $15,650. Imports rose 395.57 percent to $20.63 million.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s top five trading partners through April accounted for 99.16 percent of its trade with the world.

Pharr International Bridge in Texas had trade surpluses with seven countries and deficits with 67 through April. That compares with five surpluses and 64 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through April of this year were with Hong Kong, $160,729; Iraq, $99,140; and The Netherlands, $95,224. The top three deficits through April of this year were with Mexico, $2.26 billion; China, $126.63 million; and South Korea, $61.78 million.

Through April its top exports were LNG, other petroleum gases; Motor vehicle parts; Gasoline, other fuels; Insulated wire, cable; and Computer chips, in that order. Those accounted for 52.08 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were TVs, computer monitors; Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 33.23 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Pharr International Bridge in Texas’s exports:

  • LNG, other petroleum gases rose 190.06 percent compared to last year to $2.43 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 16.92 percent compared to last year to $200.3 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 68.89 percent compared to last year to $189.62 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 25.88 percent compared to last year to $153.75 million.
  • Computer chips rose 63.99 percent compared to last year to $147.91 million.

On the import side:

  • TVs, computer monitors rose 34.77 percent compared to last year to $827.97 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 39.17 percent compared to last year to $689.39 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 10.27 percent compared to last year to $634.1 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 18.73 percent compared to last year to $372.57 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 26.23 percent compared to last year to $346.46 million.

Last year Pharr International Bridge in Texas posted total trade with the world of $33.05 billion. The Port’s deficit was $10.09 billion. Exports totaled $11.48 billion and imports came to $21.57 billion.