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Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade totaled $324.21 million for the month of August, $2.15 billion through August of 2019, and $2.5 billion 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
1Germany$857.69 M
2Mexico$737.18 M
3Malaysia$198.59 M
4Hungary$44.39 M
5Canada$36.48 M
6The Netherlands$34.46 M
7Czech Republic$31.74 M
8Austria$26.59 M
9Portugal$26.18 M
10China$20.77 M

Overall Rank

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade increases 49.65 percent through August

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade with the world rose 49.65 percent, from $1.44 billion to $2.15 billion 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.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. ranked No. 110 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 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Hungary and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Mexico, Hungary, Canada and Czech Republic, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 17.56 percent to $857.69 million.
    Exports fell 1.63 percent to $112.65 million. Imports rose 21.14 percent to $745.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 56.95 percent to $737.18 million.
    Exports fell 56.9 percent to $282,834. Imports rose 57.11 percent to $736.9 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia rose 63443 percent to $198.59 million.
    Exports fell 19.49 percent to $190,065. Imports rose 259431 percent to $198.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hungary rose 24.29 percent to $44.39 million.
    Exports totaled $17,351. Imports rose 24.24 percent to $44.37 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 8.88 percent to $36.48 million.
    Exports fell 87.19 percent to $13,827. Imports rose 9.19 percent to $36.46 million.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 87.28 percent of its trade with the world.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. had trade surpluses with 12 countries and deficits with 55 through August. That compares with 15 surpluses and 53 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with South Africa, $17.77 million; Russia, $4.35 million; and Ukraine, $2.59 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $736.62 million; Germany, $632.39 million; and Malaysia, $198.21 million.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Vehicle audio systems; and Windshield wipers, electric light parts, in that order. Those accounted for 75.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Value added to a returned import; Navigational equipment; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Vehicle audio systems, accounting for 56.79 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 468.23 percent compared to last year to $40.92 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $33.79 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 1.1 percent compared to last year to $22.21 million.
  • Vehicle audio systems fell 72.75 percent compared to last year to $10.67 million.
  • Windshield wipers, electric light parts rose 119.46 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts rose 36.73 percent compared to last year to $672.65 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 4.79 percent compared to last year to $158.35 million.
  • Navigational equipment rose 1737.87 percent compared to last year to $120.77 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 1799.11 percent compared to last year to $105.63 million.
  • Vehicle audio systems rose 373.84 percent compared to last year to $77.28 million.

Last year Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. posted total trade with the world of $2.5 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.87 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Germany, Mexico, Israel, Hungary and Austria. Exports totaled $314.52 million and imports came to $2.18 billion.