Borderlands: El Paso border crossing aims to recover from huge 2020 trade drop

El Paso border commercial crossing looks to rebound in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic delivered a heavy hit last year to commercial trade at the United States-Mexico border crossing in El Paso, Texas.

Trade at the Port of El Paso fell 62% to $29.2 billion during 2020, compared to $76.6 billion during the same period in 2019, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 2020, the El Paso port of entry handled 286,434 commercial trucks, compared to 792,441 during the same period in 2019.

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