|1||Medical instrument parts||$4.98 M|
|2||Power supplies, transformers||$3.18 M|
|3||Parts for electrical supplies||$2.98 M|
|4||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$1.67 M|
|5||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$1.06 M|
|7||Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery||$733,377|
|8||Unrecorded media for audio||$464,997|
|9||Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals||$429,539|
|10||Misc. iron and steel articles||$371,939|
|1||Medicines in individual dosages||$129.52 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$99.69 M|
|5||Power supplies, transformers||$618,345|
|6||Value added to a returned import||$397,378|
|7||Misc. plastic articles||$317,098|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$225,290|
|9||TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders||$206,779|
|10||Misc. leather articles||$181,638|
Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade increases 244.36 percent through October
Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade with the world rose 244.36 percent, from $84.7 million to $291.66 million 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.
Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. ranked No. 182 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. 228. It finished No. 234 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 Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top trade parters were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Greece . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Brazil, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 China rose 1605.8 percent to $139.6 million.
Exports fell 55.24 percent to $183,584. Imports rose 1693.45 percent to $139.41 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Switzerland rose 4898096 percent to $129.56 million.
Exports rose 64.46 percent to $4,350. Imports totaled $129.55 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Japan fell 19.06 percent to $4.37 million.
Exports fell 19.22 percent to $4.36 million. Imports totaled $8,518.
- Trade with No. 4 Hong Kong rose 13.95 percent to $3.96 million.
Exports rose 13.95 percent to $3.96 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Greece rose 895.87 percent to $3.68 million.
Exports rose 895.87 percent to $3.68 million. There were no imports.
Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.4 percent of its trade with the world.
Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. had trade surpluses with 50 countries and deficits with 17 through October. That compares with 66 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Japan, $4.35 million; Hong Kong, $3.96 million; and Greece, $3.68 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $139.23 million; Switzerland, $129.55 million; and Canada, $983,409.
Through October it’s top exports were Medical instrument parts; Power supplies, transformers; Parts for electrical supplies; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 69.53 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Leather shoes; and Power supplies, transformers, accounting for 98.76 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s exports:
- Medical instrument parts rose 3287 percent compared to last year to $4.98 million.
- Power supplies, transformers rose 16.58 percent compared to last year to $3.18 million.
- Parts for electrical supplies rose 21.73 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
- Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 32.89 percent compared to last year to $1.67 million.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 12.59 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
On the import side:
- Medicines in individual dosages totaled $129.52 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 4390.83 percent compared to last year to $99.69 million.
- Computers rose 705.93 percent compared to last year to $37.79 million.
- Leather shoes fell 52.14 percent compared to last year to $722,558.
- Power supplies, transformers rose 2479.77 percent compared to last year to $618,345.
Last year Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. posted total trade with the world of $161.37 million. The Port’s surplus was $91.97 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $126.67 million and imports came to $34.7 million.