|1||Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals||$9.09 M|
|2||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$3.78 M|
|3||Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets||$3.25 M|
|4||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$2.65 M|
|5||Cell phones, related equipment||$2.59 M|
|7||Jewelry, parts||$2.17 M|
|8||Automatic regulating instruments, parts||$2.1 M|
|9||Electric capacitors||$2.02 M|
|10||Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing||$1.9 M|
|1||Cell phones, related equipment||$9.15 M|
|3||Equipment, parts for exercising||$7.61 M|
|4||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$7.34 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$2.63 M|
|6||Value added to a returned import||$1.91 M|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.87 M|
|8||Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf||$1.6 M|
|9||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$1.24 M|
|10||Insulated wire, cable||$1.23 M|
Austin International Airport, Texas’s trade increases 6.72 percent through February
Austin International Airport, Texas’s trade with the world rose 6.72 percent, from $112.8 million to $120.38 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
Austin International Airport, Texas ranked No. 154 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February Austin International Airport, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Finland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, United Kingdom, Singapore and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 5.47 percent to $39.25 million.
Exports rose 5.59 percent to $23.96 million. Imports fell 18.79 percent to $15.29 million.
- Trade with No. 2 China rose 1.79 percent to $12.41 million.
Exports fell 12.29 percent to $1.79 million. Imports rose 4.62 percent to $10.62 million.
- Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 19.8 percent to $11.82 million.
Exports rose 58.32 percent to $9.9 million. Imports fell 46.89 percent to $1.92 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Denmark rose 2156.46 percent to $7.79 million.
Exports fell 25.78 percent to $74,895. Imports rose 3057.45 percent to $7.72 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Finland rose 17065 percent to $6.35 million.
Exports rose 409.54 percent to $105,842. Imports rose 38357 percent to $6.25 million.
Austin International Airport, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 64.48 percent of its trade with the world.
Austin International Airport, Texas had trade surpluses with 39 countries and deficits with 36 through February. That compares with 46 surpluses and 30 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $8.67 million; United Kingdom, $7.98 million; and Singapore, $2.55 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $8.83 million; Denmark, $7.64 million; and Finland, $6.14 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals; Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts; Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets; Pumps for dispensing liquids; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 37.8 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Equipment, parts for exercising; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 53.89 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Austin International Airport, Texas’s exports:
- Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals rose 38.52 percent compared to last year to $9.09 million.
- Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts fell 40.91 percent compared to last year to $3.78 million.
- Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets rose 13.62 percent compared to last year to $3.25 million.
- Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 722.38 percent compared to last year to $2.65 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 50.42 percent compared to last year to $2.59 million.
On the import side:
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 329.58 percent compared to last year to $9.15 million.
- Computers fell 42.15 percent compared to last year to $7.7 million.
- Equipment, parts for exercising rose 69.91 percent compared to last year to $7.61 million.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood totaled $7.34 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 898.66 percent compared to last year to $2.63 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $349.29 million and imports came to $222.73 million.