Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade totaled $253.5 million for the month of May, $1.36 billion through May of 2020, and $3.46 billion 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
1Germany$684.91 M
2Mexico$353.94 M
3Malaysia$93.71 M
4France$35.45 M
5Hungary$34.12 M
6Czech Republic$19.21 M
7Canada$18.47 M
8Austria$18.09 M
9China$15.61 M
10The Netherlands$13.28 M

Overall Rank

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade increases 8.69 percent through May

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade with the world rose 8.69 percent, from $1.25 billion to $1.36 billion 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.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. ranked No. 108 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 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 France and No. 5 Hungary. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Mexico, Malaysia, Hungary and Canada, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 37.01 percent to $684.91 million.
    Exports rose 67.33 percent to $142.15 million. Imports rose 30.8 percent to $542.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 12.65 percent to $353.94 million.
    Exports fell 90.06 percent to $20,203. Imports fell 12.61 percent to $353.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia fell 29 percent to $93.71 million.
    Exports rose 1784.84 percent to $469,438. Imports fell 29.34 percent to $93.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 656.26 percent to $35.45 million.
    Exports rose 1264.19 percent to $31.94 million. Imports rose 49.71 percent to $3.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Hungary rose 18.18 percent to $34.12 million.
    Exports fell 12.64 percent to $5,330. Imports rose 18.19 percent to $34.11 million.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 88.62 percent of its trade with the world.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with 50 through May. That compares with 11 surpluses and 52 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with France, $28.43 million; South Africa, $6.29 million; and Russia, $1.45 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Germany, $400.62 million; Mexico, $353.9 million; and Malaysia, $92.77 million.

Through May its top exports were Medical instruments; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Motor vehicle parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 77.19 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Returned exports, without change; Medical instruments; X-ray apparatus; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, accounting for 59.09 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments rose 28757 percent compared to last year to $107.95 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds totaled $19.12 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 16.19 percent compared to last year to $10.39 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 70.31 percent compared to last year to $9.31 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $5.54 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 11.53 percent compared to last year to $328.76 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 102.46 percent compared to last year to $136.56 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 118.16 percent compared to last year to $98.69 million.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 174.67 percent compared to last year to $65.51 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 43.12 percent compared to last year to $55.4 million.

Last year Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. posted total trade with the world of $3.46 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3 billion. Exports totaled $226.74 million and imports came to $3.23 billion.