|1||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$27.33 M|
|2||Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals||$20.02 M|
|3||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$18.78 M|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$18.31 M|
|5||Cell phones, related equipment||$17.25 M|
|6||Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing||$17.05 M|
|7||Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets||$15.46 M|
|8||Automatic regulating instruments, parts||$11.62 M|
|10||Jewelry, parts||$10.15 M|
|2||Equipment, parts for exercising||$36.82 M|
|3||Cell phones, related equipment||$18.31 M|
|4||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$18 M|
|5||Value added to a returned import||$14.58 M|
|6||Insulated wire, cable||$13.91 M|
|7||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$9.04 M|
|8||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$8.83 M|
|9||Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf||$5.51 M|
|10||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$4.65 M|
Austin International Airport, Texas’s trade decreases 5.76 percent through October
Austin International Airport, Texas’s trade with the world fell 5.76 percent, from $625.04 million to $589.03 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Austin International Airport, Texas ranked No. 160 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 155. It finished No. 157 in the last full year.
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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Austin International Airport, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, The Netherlands, China, United Kingdom and Norway, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 20.71 percent to $215.09 million.
Exports fell 4.96 percent to $120.22 million. Imports rose 83.52 percent to $94.86 million.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 13.1 percent to $61.36 million.
Exports fell 66.9 percent to $9.66 million. Imports rose 24.78 percent to $51.7 million.
- Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 45.23 percent to $49.41 million.
Exports rose 27.8 percent to $29.22 million. Imports rose 80.93 percent to $20.2 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 62.9 percent to $33.24 million.
Exports rose 14.95 percent to $8.35 million. Imports rose 89.42 percent to $24.89 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Singapore rose 7.35 percent to $31.43 million.
Exports rose 2.27 percent to $28.23 million. Imports rose 91.01 percent to $3.2 million.
Austin International Airport, Texas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 66.3 percent of its trade with the world.
Austin International Airport, Texas had trade surpluses with 65 countries and deficits with 40 through October. That compares with 60 surpluses and 44 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $25.68 million; Mexico, $25.36 million; and Singapore, $25.02 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $42.04 million; France, $18.86 million; and Germany, $16.53 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts; Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Motor vehicle parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 33.09 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Equipment, parts for exercising; Cell phones, related equipment; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 52.08 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Austin International Airport, Texas’s exports:
- Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts rose 37.88 percent compared to last year to $27.33 million.
- Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals fell 0.91 percent compared to last year to $20.02 million.
- Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 979.4 percent compared to last year to $18.78 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 181.13 percent compared to last year to $18.31 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 80.99 percent compared to last year to $17.25 million.
On the import side:
- Computers rose 128.93 percent compared to last year to $58.95 million.
- Equipment, parts for exercising rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $36.82 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 19.95 percent compared to last year to $18.31 million.
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $18 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Value added to a returned import rose 20.37 percent compared to last year to $14.58 million.
Last year Austin International Airport, Texas posted total trade with the world of $572.01 million. The Port’s surplus was $126.56 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $349.29 million and imports came to $222.73 million.