|1||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$48.56 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$2.23 M|
|3||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$2.09 M|
|4||Power supplies, transformers||$1.13 M|
|5||Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings||$746,178|
|6||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$503,686|
|7||Civilian aircraft, parts||$358,591|
|8||Medical equipment for physicals||$357,202|
|9||Misc. flat rolled steel alloy under 600mm||$353,144|
|10||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$249,210|
|1||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$9.92 M|
|2||Molding boxes for metal foundries||$2.35 M|
|3||Electric motors, generators, not sets||$1.83 M|
|5||Machine tool parts||$79,000|
|6||Value added to a returned import||$75,947|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$63,058|
|8||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$62,537|
|9||Cermets, including waste and scrap||$61,981|
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade increases 1.62 percent through October
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade with the world rose 1.62 percent, from $72.66 million to $73.84 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.
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. ranked No. 232 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. 233. It finished No. 235 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 Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Malaysia, Germany, Taiwan, Canada and United Kingdom, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Malaysia fell 32 percent to $20.47 million.
Exports fell 32.21 percent to $20.41 million. Imports totaled $62,537.
- Trade with No. 2 Taiwan rose 123.45 percent to $18.33 million.
Exports rose 123.45 percent to $18.33 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 Mexico rose 5517.1 percent to $11.86 million.
Exports rose 47.84 percent to $303,856. Imports rose 207368 percent to $11.55 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 50.43 percent to $8.51 million.
Exports fell 62.63 percent to $6.08 million. Imports rose 170.44 percent to $2.43 million.
- Trade with No. 5 China rose 152.58 percent to $5.15 million.
Exports rose 212.51 percent to $4.95 million. Imports fell 56.01 percent to $200,114.
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 87.1 percent of its trade with the world.
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. had trade surpluses with 58 countries and deficits with 10 through October. That compares with 69 surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Malaysia, $20.34 million; Taiwan, $18.33 million; and China, $4.75 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Mexico, $11.25 million; Hungary, $219,518; and Canada, $32,945.
Through October it’s top exports were Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Power supplies, transformers; and Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, in that order. Those accounted for 92.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Pumps for dispensing liquids; Molding boxes for metal foundries; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Computers; and Machine tool parts, accounting for 96.26 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s exports:
- Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts rose 9.51 percent compared to last year to $48.56 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 78.78 percent compared to last year to $2.23 million.
- Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 42.45 percent compared to last year to $2.09 million.
- Power supplies, transformers fell 9.09 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
- Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings fell 24.97 percent compared to last year to $746,178.
On the import side:
- Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 139135 percent compared to last year to $9.92 million.
- Molding boxes for metal foundries totaled $2.35 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Electric motors, generators, not sets totaled $1.83 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Computers rose 37.12 percent compared to last year to $127,054.
- Machine tool parts totaled $79,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $73.06 million. The Port’s surplus was $66.94 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $70 million and imports came to $3.06 million.