The Agricultural Trade Office in Monterrey actively participates with other USDA agencies and US Customs Border Protection – Agriculture (CBP) in Trade Facilitation and Border Management activities along the U.S.–Mexico border to promote agricultural trade. In 2017 U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico exceeded $18B. The port of entry (POE) of Laredo, Texas–Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas is the most important inland POE. Over 30 percent of all U.S. agricultural products exported from the U.S. into Mexico cross through this POE. From January – November 2017 Mexico imported over $5.4B of agricultural products from the U.S. through this POE.