Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade totaled $5.27 million for the month of May, $34.46 million through May of 2020, and $59.71 million for all of 2019, 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
1Spain$9.64 M
2Italy$8.37 M
3China$3.32 M
4Saint Maarten$1.94 M
5Switzerland$1.49 M
6Hong Kong$1.42 M
7France$1.35 M
8Mexico$1.25 M
9United Kingdom$1.02 M
10Canada$805,475

Overall Rank

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade increases 7.98 percent through May

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade with the world rose 7.98 percent, from $31.91 million to $34.46 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands ranked No. 241 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top trade partners were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saint Maarten and No. 5 Switzerland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Saint Maarten, Spain, Italy, Aruba and India, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Spain rose 107.83 percent to $9.64 million.
    Exports rose 10574 percent to $9.47 million. Imports fell 96.21 percent to $172,540.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy rose 230.58 percent to $8.37 million.
    Exports rose 56.54 percent to $3.96 million. Imports totaled $4.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 131.91 percent to $3.32 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 19765 percent to $3.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Saint Maarten fell 64.24 percent to $1.94 million.
    Exports totaled $1.94 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 25.38 percent to $1.49 million.
    Exports fell 99.09 percent to $9,265. Imports rose 780.86 percent to $1.49 million.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 71.84 percent of its trade with the world.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands had trade surpluses with seven countries and deficits with 31 through May. That compares with 44 surpluses and nine deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Spain, $9.3 million; Saint Maarten, $1.94 million; and British Virgin Islands, $139,646. The top three deficits through May of this year were with China, $3.32 million; Switzerland, $1.48 million; and Hong Kong, $1.42 million.

Through May its top exports were Motorboats and yachts; Jewelry, parts; Woven synthetic fabrics; Natural or cultured pearls; precious, semiprecious; and Beer, in that order. Those accounted for 98.27 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Jewelry, parts; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Beer; Wine; and Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals, accounting for 72.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s exports:

  • Motorboats and yachts rose 194.79 percent compared to last year to $13.41 million.
  • Jewelry, parts fell 73.38 percent compared to last year to $1.87 million.
  • Woven synthetic fabrics totaled $75,083. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Natural or cultured pearls; precious, semiprecious totaled $68,500. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Beer fell 3.71 percent compared to last year to $57,500.

On the import side:

  • Jewelry, parts rose 44.81 percent compared to last year to $6.87 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 80.5 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
  • Beer fell 3.88 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Wine rose 142.82 percent compared to last year to $1.25 million.
  • Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals rose 60.97 percent compared to last year to $796,461.

Last year Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands posted total trade with the world of $59.71 million. The Port’s deficit was $15.64 million. Exports totaled $22.03 million and imports came to $37.67 million.