Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade totaled $4.81 million for the month of May, $24.28 million through May of 2020, and $62.67 million 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
1Malaysia$11.22 M
2Mexico$7.31 M
3Taiwan$817,056
4Israel$749,545
5China$501,515
6United Arab Emirates$456,544
7Hong Kong$311,563
8Saudi Arabia$252,066
9Switzerland$236,580
10Thailand$225,997

Overall Rank

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade decreases 19.22 percent through May

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 19.22 percent, from $30.05 million to $24.28 million 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.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. ranked No. 240 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 Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Malaysia, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Malaysia rose 43.27 percent to $11.22 million.
    Exports totaled $11.22 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 8.22 percent to $7.31 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 67583 percent to $7.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 3.63 percent to $817,056.
    Exports totaled $817,056. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Israel rose 2763.92 percent to $749,545.
    Exports totaled $63,000. Imports rose 2523.2 percent to $686,545.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 83.85 percent to $501,515.
    Exports rose 327.2 percent to $429,650. Imports fell 97.61 percent to $71,865.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 84.82 percent of its trade with the world.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. had trade surpluses with 36 countries and deficits with 10 through May. That compares with seven surpluses and 50 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Malaysia, $11.22 million; Taiwan, $817,056; and United Arab Emirates, $456,544. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $7.31 million; Israel, $623,545; and Canada, $114,260.

Through May its top exports were Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings; Power supplies, transformers; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 90.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Pumps for dispensing liquids; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Medical instruments; Returned exports, without change; and Electric shavers, hair clippers, etc., accounting for 97.24 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s exports:

  • Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts fell 16.98 percent compared to last year to $11.69 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 42.1 percent compared to last year to $1.4 million.
  • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings rose 0.28 percent compared to last year to $477,251.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 0.6 percent compared to last year to $461,518.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 86.17 percent compared to last year to $420,246.

On the import side:

  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 6.65 percent compared to last year to $6.26 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 0.44 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Medical instruments totaled $694,601. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 254.11 percent compared to last year to $78,279.
  • Electric shavers, hair clippers, etc. totaled $46,472. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $62.67 million. The Port’s surplus was $22.32 million. Exports totaled $42.49 million and imports came to $20.18 million.