|1||Prepared foods, beverages||$4.06 M|
|2||Medical technology||$3.49 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$1.03 M|
|4||Plastic boxes, containers||$870,970|
|5||Parts for cellular communications||$707,806|
|6||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$664,639|
|8||Coffee, tea or mate extracts, roast chicory||$613,776|
|9||Equipment, parts for exercising||$550,686|
|10||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$465,915|
|1||Leather further prepared after tanning||$148,369|
|2||Power supplies, transformers||$80,983|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$43,217|
|4||Carpets & Oth Text Floor Cover, Woven, No Tuf 5702||$39,073|
|5||Make-up and skin-care products||$24,044|
|7||Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings||$17,529|
|8||Women's or girls' overcoats, knit or crochet||$16,023|
|9||Paper cartons, office box files, etc.||$14,925|
|10||Twine, rope, cables||$12,036|
Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J.’s trade increases 46.57 percent through August
Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J.’s trade with the world rose 46.57 percent, from $14.72 million to $21.57 million 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.
Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J. ranked No. 261 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 Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Brazil. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, South Korea, Germany, Hong Kong and Italy, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 China fell 4.12 percent to $5.21 million.
Exports fell 5.46 percent to $5.14 million. Imports totaled $72,488.
- Trade with No. 2 Vietnam rose 1583.02 percent to $4.35 million.
Exports rose 1583.02 percent to $4.35 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 935.44 percent to $1.1 million.
Exports rose 976.97 percent to $1.1 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Argentina rose 154.06 percent to $976,652.
Exports rose 154.06 percent to $976,652. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Brazil rose 1265.02 percent to $969,848.
Exports rose 1620.01 percent to $821,479. Imports rose 537.05 percent to $148,369.
Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 58.44 percent of its trade with the world.
Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J. had trade surpluses with 55 countries and deficits with four through August. That compares with 57 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with China, $5.06 million; Vietnam, $4.35 million; and United Kingdom, $1.1 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Belgium, $68,590; Finland, $61,085; and El Salvador, $16,023.
Through August its top exports were Prepared foods, beverages; Medical technology; Civilian aircraft, parts; Plastic boxes, containers; and Parts for cellular communications, in that order. Those accounted for 48.11 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Leather further prepared after tanning; Power supplies, transformers; Value added to a returned import; Carpets & Oth Text Floor Cover, Woven, No Tuf 5702; and Make-up and skin-care products, accounting for 75.96 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J.’s exports:
- Prepared foods, beverages rose 1200.26 percent compared to last year to $4.06 million.
- Medical technology fell 24.14 percent compared to last year to $3.49 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 34.15 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
- Plastic boxes, containers rose 209.96 percent compared to last year to $870,970.
- Parts for cellular communications totaled $707,806. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Leather further prepared after tanning totaled $148,369. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Power supplies, transformers rose 1586.44 percent compared to last year to $80,983.
- Value added to a returned import rose 8.04 percent compared to last year to $43,217.
- Carpets & Oth Text Floor Cover, Woven, No Tuf 5702 totaled $39,073. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Make-up and skin-care products totaled $24,044. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Atlantic City Regional Airport, N.J. posted total trade with the world of $23.54 million. The Port’s surplus was $21.27 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. Exports totaled $22.41 million and imports came to $1.13 million.