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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade totaled $104.82 million for the month of October, $1.18 billion through October of 2018, and $2.75 billion 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
1Brazil$706.18 M
2United Arab Emirates$50.09 M
3Sweden$40.94 M
4Japan$34.46 M
5United Kingdom$28.62 M
6Saudi Arabia$26.7 M
7China$26.05 M
8India$23.13 M
9Jamaica$19.75 M
10Bahamas$19.09 M

Overall Rank

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade decreases 47.9 percent through October

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 47.9 percent, from $2.27 billion to $1.18 billion 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.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. ranked No. 141 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. 115. It finished No. 115 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 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, France, United Arab Emirates, Bermuda and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil fell 56.31 percent to $706.18 million.
    Exports rose 57.3 percent to $291.6 million. Imports fell 71.03 percent to $414.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Arab Emirates fell 40.92 percent to $50.09 million.
    Exports fell 44 percent to $47.35 million. Imports rose 1091.31 percent to $2.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Sweden rose 103.94 percent to $40.94 million.
    Exports rose 53.21 percent to $1.2 million. Imports rose 106 percent to $39.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 278.76 percent to $34.46 million.
    Exports rose 244.97 percent to $15.71 million. Imports rose 312.61 percent to $18.75 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 253.74 percent to $28.62 million.
    Exports rose 183.42 percent to $7.28 million. Imports rose 286.45 percent to $21.34 million.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 72.84 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with 59 countries and deficits with 69 through October. That compares with 76 surpluses and 59 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Arab Emirates, $44.61 million; Saudi Arabia, $26.66 million; and Bahamas, $16.87 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Brazil, $122.98 million; Sweden, $38.54 million; and China, $25.58 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Computers; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Optical fibers; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 81.68 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Handguns; Cell phones, related equipment; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, accounting for 73.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 3.44 percent compared to last year to $334.95 million.
  • Computers fell 13.14 percent compared to last year to $29.42 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 790.28 percent compared to last year to $23.58 million.
  • Optical fibers rose 721.73 percent compared to last year to $15.58 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 16.96 percent compared to last year to $11.01 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 85.39 percent compared to last year to $220 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 126.26 percent compared to last year to $171.53 million.
  • Handguns rose 16.02 percent compared to last year to $59 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 85.32 percent compared to last year to $29.81 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 9.15 percent compared to last year to $16.8 million.

Last year Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $3.01 billion. The Port’s deficit was $2.37 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $319.12 million and imports came to $2.69 billion.