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Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade totaled $5.5 million for the month of October, $46.32 million through October of 2018, and $114.79 million for all of 2017, 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
1Saint Maarten$7.22 M
2Italy$6.05 M
3China$5.06 M
4The Netherlands$4.24 M
5Switzerland$2.49 M
6France$2.15 M
7Mexico$2.04 M
8Hong Kong$1.76 M
9St Kitts and Nevis$1.62 M
10Dominican Republic$1.39 M

Overall Rank

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade decreases 43.68 percent through October

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade with the world fell 43.68 percent, from $82.25 million to $46.32 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.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands ranked No. 246 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. 230. It finished No. 222 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 Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top trade parters were No. 1 Saint Maarten, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Switzerland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Bahamas, Canada, Saint Maarten, Spain and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Saint Maarten fell 34.75 percent to $7.22 million.
    Exports fell 34.75 percent to $7.22 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy rose 56.05 percent to $6.05 million.
    Exports totaled $575,000. Imports rose 41.21 percent to $5.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 9.9 percent to $5.06 million.
    Exports rose 101.72 percent to $27,250. Imports fell 10.17 percent to $5.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 11.92 percent to $4.24 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 12.85 percent to $4.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland fell 0.43 percent to $2.49 million.
    Exports rose 84.22 percent to $536,199. Imports fell 11.6 percent to $1.95 million.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 54.1 percent of its trade with the world.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with 51 through October. That compares with nine surpluses and 58 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Saint Maarten, $7.22 million; St Kitts and Nevis, $1.5 million; and British Virgin Islands, $899,140. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $5.01 million; Italy, $4.9 million; and The Netherlands, $4.24 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Jewelry, parts; Motorboats and yachts; Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals; Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals; and Poultry incubators, equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 88.61 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Jewelry, parts; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Beer; Value added to a returned import; and Sweetened waters, accounting for 69.32 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Jewelry, parts fell 10.38 percent compared to last year to $9.45 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 80.39 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.
  • Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals rose 292.39 percent compared to last year to $371,162.
  • Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals rose 40.33 percent compared to last year to $327,179.
  • Poultry incubators, equipment totaled $297,597. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Jewelry, parts rose 18.89 percent compared to last year to $9.36 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 0.07 percent compared to last year to $4.24 million.
  • Beer fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 46.49 percent compared to last year to $3.78 million.
  • Sweetened waters rose 31.82 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.

Last year Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands posted total trade with the world of $100.27 million. The Port’s deficit was $50.3 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $24.98 million and imports came to $75.28 million.