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Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade totaled $2.66 million for the month of August, $39.46 million through August of 2019, and $63.13 million for all of 2018, 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$7.13 M
2Spain$4.71 M
3Italy$3.28 M
4Aruba$2.36 M
5China$2.06 M
6Mexico$1.99 M
7France$1.88 M
8India$1.83 M
9Hong Kong$1.67 M
10Bahamas$1.53 M

Overall Rank

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade increases 0.64 percent through August

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s trade with the world rose 0.64 percent, from $39.21 million to $39.46 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.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands ranked No. 243 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 Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top trade partners were No. 1 Saint Maarten, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Aruba and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Saint Maarten, Italy, China, The Netherlands and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Saint Maarten rose 6.75 percent to $7.13 million.
    Exports rose 6.75 percent to $7.13 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Spain rose 540.9 percent to $4.71 million.
    Exports rose 934.09 percent to $4.55 million. Imports fell 44.73 percent to $163,268.
  • Trade with No. 3 Italy fell 35.89 percent to $3.28 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 27.77 percent to $3.28 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Aruba totaled $2.36 million.
    Exports totaled $2.36 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 55.28 percent to $2.06 million.
    Exports fell 38.72 percent to $16,698. Imports fell 55.37 percent to $2.04 million.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 49.54 percent of its trade with the world.

Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands had trade surpluses with 11 countries and deficits with 49 through August. That compares with 13 surpluses and 48 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Saint Maarten, $7.13 million; Spain, $4.39 million; and Aruba, $2.36 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Italy, $3.28 million; China, $2.03 million; and Mexico, $1.99 million.

Through August its top exports were Jewelry, parts; Motorboats and yachts; Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals; Compasses and similar navigational instruments; and Watch Straps, Watch Bands and Watch Bracelets 9113, in that order. Those accounted for 95.1 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Jewelry, parts; Beer; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Value added to a returned import; and Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals, accounting for 60.16 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Jewelry, parts fell 0.43 percent compared to last year to $8.74 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 306.79 percent compared to last year to $4.55 million.
  • Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals rose 1077.44 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
  • Compasses and similar navigational instruments totaled $225,878. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Watch Straps, Watch Bands and Watch Bracelets 9113 totaled $114,139. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Jewelry, parts fell 32.67 percent compared to last year to $5.63 million.
  • Beer fell 18.57 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 25.8 percent compared to last year to $2.49 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 70.75 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
  • Wrist and pocket watches, precious metals rose 93.36 percent compared to last year to $855,956.

Last year Charlotte Amalie International Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands posted total trade with the world of $63.13 million. The Port’s deficit was $26.91 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Saint Maarten, Italy, China, The Netherlands and France. Exports totaled $18.11 million and imports came to $45.02 million.