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Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

-9.84%

Compared to last month

-25.52%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

-14.71%

Compared to last month

-38.55%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-7.69%

Compared to last month

-18.46%

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

39

Rank 2022

38

Eagle Pass trade down 9.84 percent in December from last December

Trade at Eagle Pass for the month of December decreased 9.84 percent from the same month one year ago and was down 25.52 percent compared to the previous month, according to ustradenumbers.com analysis of the most recent U.S. government data.

Breaking it down, exports decreased 14.71 percent compared to the same month in the previous year and were down 38.55 percent from the previous month. Imports decreased -7.69 percent compared to the same month in the previous year and declined 18.46 percent when compared to the previous month.

Eagle Pass Trade Same Month, Year over Year

Trade Snapshot

In 2023, Eagle Pass trade up 9.18 percent

In 2023, trade at Eagle Pass was valued at $37.14 billion, an increase of 9.18 percent through December.

Exports totaled $11.53 billion, up 6.06 percent while imports were valued at $25.61 billion, up 10.65 percent.

The deficit at Eagle Pass was $14.07 billion.

As the chart at top in the middle shows, through December, 31.05 percent of that trade at Eagle Pass was an export and 68.95 percent was an import. The national average is 39.57 percent for exports and 60.43 percent for imports for the same 12 months of the year. Eagle Pass ranked No. 34 by value among all of the nation’s 450-plus airports, seaports and border crossings. Ranking it just against other border crossings, it ranked No. 10 by value and No. 211 by tonnage.

Eagle Pass Month-by-Month View

Here you can see the totals for exports and imports for each of the last 12 months. You can scroll over any month’s exports or imports to see the total. You can also expand or shrink the timeline to see more or fewer months.

Trade Partners
Market Share

Eagle Pass World Map

EXPORT to Excel:
By value: YTD | Month | Annual   By tonnage: YTD | Month | Annual

Eagle Pass trade with top trade partner Mexico increased 9.19 percent

Eagle Pass top five trade partners accounted for 99.94 percent of its total trade through December. By way of comparison, the United States' top five trade partners accounted for 51.1 percent.

Top Trading Countries

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$37.04 B
2Canada$34.39 M
3Japan$23.79 M
4China$17.16 M
5Taiwan$5.92 M
6Spain$5.23 M
7South Korea$3.63 M
8Germany$3.27 M
9Vietnam$1.67 M
10Hungary$1.49 M

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 9.19 percent to $37.04 billion.
    Exports rose 6.05 percent to $11.53 billion. Imports rose 10.67 percent to $25.5 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 5.88 percent to $34.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 5.88 percent to $34.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 42.64 percent to $23.79 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 42.64 percent to $23.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 27.29 percent to $17.16 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 27.29 percent to $17.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan fell 28.39 percent to $5.92 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 28.39 percent to $5.92 million.
  • Eagle Pass had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 61 through December. That compares with three surpluses and 49 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through December of this year were with Monaco, $182,968; Federated States of Micronesia, $79,460; and Australia, $51,613.The top three deficits through December of this year were with Mexico, $13.97 billion; Canada, $34.39 million; and Japan, $23.79 million.

    At this time a year ago, the top five trade partners were Mexico, Canada, China, Japan and Taiwan.

    By tonnage, the top five trade partners year-to-date are Mexico, Indonesia, Colombia, Lithuania and Federated States of Micronesia.

    At this time a year ago, the top five by tonnage were Mexico, Romania, Chile, Hong Kong and Federated States of Micronesia.

    Exports
    Market Share

    EXPORT to Excel:
    By value: YTD | Month | Annual   By tonnage: YTD | Month | Annual

    The most valuable Eagle Pass export, Soybeans, decreased 17.95 percent

    Eagle Pass top five exports accounted for 33.99 percent of all its exports through December. By way of comparison, the United States’ top five exports accounted for 23.47 percent.

    Top Exports

    RankCommodityYTD
    1Soybeans$1.12 B
    2Passenger vehicles$1.03 B
    3Gasoline, other fuels$650.46 M
    4Corn$588.45 M
    5Misc. iron and steel articles$522.97 M
    6Commercial vehicles$516.94 M
    7Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars$486.96 M
    8Train and locomotive parts$447.86 M
    9Motor vehicle parts$325.02 M
    10Plastics$310.94 M

    Here’s a closer look at the top five, by value:

    • Soybeans fell 17.95 percent compared to last year to $1.12 billion.
    • Passenger vehicles rose 22.89 percent compared to last year to $1.03 billion.
    • Gasoline, other fuels rose 93.14 percent compared to last year to $650.46 million.
    • Corn rose 37.25 percent compared to last year to $588.45 million.
    • Misc. iron and steel articles fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $522.97 million.

    At this time a year ago, the top five exports were Soybeans; Passenger vehicles; Misc. iron and steel articles; Corn; and Commercial vehicles.

    By tonnage the top five exports year-to-date are Wadded cotton, textiles; Women's or girls' blouses & shirts, knit or croche; Parts of footwear; Glass in rods, tubes or balls; and Frozen fish.

    At this time a year ago, the top five by tonnage were Woven synthetic fabrics, misc.; Women's or girls' overcoats, knit or crochet; Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc.; Ceramic sinks, washbasins, toilets; and Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir.

    Imports
    Market Share

    EXPORT to Excel:
    By value: YTD | Month | Annual   By tonnage: YTD | Month | Annual

    The most valuable Eagle Pass import, Commercial vehicles, increased 5.87 percent

    Eagle Pass top five imports accounted for 75.93 percent of all its imports through December. By way of comparison, the United States’ top five imports accounted for 22.28 percent.

    Here’s a closer look at the top five, by value:

    • Commercial vehicles rose 5.87 percent compared to last year to $9.47 billion.
    • Passenger vehicles rose 74.59 percent compared to last year to $4.6 billion.
    • Beer fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $3.71 billion.
    • Motor vehicle parts rose 29.33 percent compared to last year to $997.86 million.
    • Insulated wire, cable rose 24.65 percent compared to last year to $668.61 million.

    At this time a year ago, the top five imports were Commercial vehicles; Beer; Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; and Seats, excluding barber, dental.

    By tonnage the top five imports year-to-date are Sheets of drawn, blown glass; Milk and cream; Stainless steel <600mm wide; Soybeans; and Misc. iron and steel articles.

    At this time a year ago, the top five by tonnage were Ornamental ceramic statues, articles; Cheese and curd; Wire of iron, nonalloy steel; Soybeans; and Misc. iron or steel household articles and parts.

    Port
    Market Share

    By value, Eagle Pass was responsible for 0.73 percent of U.S. trade in 2023, ranking No. 34 among all ports and No. 10 among all border crossings.

    Last year Eagle Pass, posted total trade with the world of $34.02 billion. The Port’s deficit was $12.27 billion. Exports totaled $10.87 billion and imports came to $23.14 billion.