Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade totaled $455.48 million for the month of July, $2.18 billion through July 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$1.1 B
2Mexico$574.11 M
3Malaysia$114.3 M
4France$62.07 M
5Hungary$57.11 M
6China$34.17 M
7Canada$28.75 M
8Austria$28.07 M
9Czech Republic$26.87 M
10Italy$20.32 M

Overall Rank

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade increases 19.35 percent through July

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s trade with the world rose 19.35 percent, from $1.82 billion to $2.18 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. ranked No. 96 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 111. It finished No. 108 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July 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 22.05 percent to $884.89 million.
    Exports rose 96.42 percent to $204.12 million. Imports rose 9.61 percent to $680.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 27.65 percent to $443.19 million.
    Exports fell 91.43 percent to $23,728. Imports fell 27.62 percent to $443.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia fell 41.67 percent to $101.78 million.
    Exports rose 212.6 percent to $594,150. Imports fell 41.94 percent to $101.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 625.54 percent to $42.19 million.
    Exports rose 1505.97 percent to $38.09 million. Imports rose 19 percent to $4.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Hungary rose 4.92 percent to $41.34 million.
    Exports fell 69.28 percent to $5,330. Imports rose 4.96 percent to $41.33 million.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 87.96 percent of its trade with the world.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. had trade surpluses with 14 countries and deficits with 51 through July. That compares with 12 surpluses and 54 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with France, $34 million; South Africa, $7.05 million; and Kenya, $5.69 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Germany, $476.64 million; Mexico, $443.14 million; and Malaysia, $100.6 million.

Through July its top exports were Medical instruments; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Motor vehicle parts; TVs, computer monitors; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 77.83 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 60.14 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments rose 51646 percent compared to last year to $212.68 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds totaled $25.89 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 8.45 percent compared to last year to $17.73 million.
  • TVs, computer monitors rose 431.37 percent compared to last year to $17.26 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 64.5 percent compared to last year to $14.52 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 6.71 percent compared to last year to $529.91 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 81.23 percent compared to last year to $201.16 million.
  • Medical instruments rose 89.05 percent compared to last year to $158.86 million.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 232.29 percent compared to last year to $109.45 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 43.66 percent compared to last year to $86.66 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.