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Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s trade totaled $246.55 million for the month of August, $1.45 billion through August of 2019, and $1.51 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

RankPortYTD
1Brazil$343.9 M
2The Netherlands$248.25 M
3Ireland$228.72 M
4Italy$213.12 M
5Dominican Republic$88.91 M
6Belgium$71.09 M
7China$64.65 M
8Curacao$34.61 M
9Saudi Arabia$34.29 M
10Luxembourg$18.29 M

Overall Rank

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s trade increases 64.55 percent through August

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s trade with the world rose 64.55 percent, from $880.37 million to $1.45 billion through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. ranked No. 125 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Through August Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Dominican Republic. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by The Netherlands, Italy, Dominican Republic, China and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil rose 2074.05 percent to $343.9 million.
    Exports rose 131.47 percent to $24.03 million. Imports rose 5784.03 percent to $319.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 The Netherlands fell 22.78 percent to $248.25 million.
    Exports fell 22.88 percent to $247.79 million. Imports rose 174.71 percent to $450,981.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ireland rose 1535.02 percent to $228.72 million.
    Exports fell 94.66 percent to $746,410. Imports totaled $227.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy rose 100.36 percent to $213.12 million.
    Exports rose 100.03 percent to $211.88 million. Imports rose 179.34 percent to $1.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Dominican Republic rose 0.69 percent to $88.91 million.
    Exports fell 4.52 percent to $25.31 million. Imports rose 2.92 percent to $63.61 million.

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 77.51 percent of its trade with the world.

Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. had trade surpluses with 63 countries and deficits with 30 through August. That compares with 49 surpluses and 34 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with The Netherlands, $247.34 million; Italy, $210.65 million; and Belgium, $71.09 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Brazil, $295.84 million; Ireland, $227.22 million; and China, $58.83 million.

Through August its top exports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medicines in individual dosages; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 88.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Cell phones, related equipment; Gold; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 85.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.’s exports:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 355.2 percent compared to last year to $339.46 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 58.28 percent compared to last year to $181.66 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 1380.63 percent compared to last year to $53.29 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 135.88 percent compared to last year to $29.23 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 14.63 percent compared to last year to $24.58 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 4142.86 percent compared to last year to $297 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood totaled $227.9 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 11.73 percent compared to last year to $57.94 million.
  • Gold rose 345.11 percent compared to last year to $29.17 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 42.97 percent compared to last year to $23.36 million.

Last year Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. posted total trade with the world of $1.51 billion. The Port’s surplus was $871.73 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were The Netherlands, Italy, Dominican Republic, China and Luxembourg. Exports totaled $1.19 billion and imports came to $321.58 million.