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Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade totaled $4.67 million for the month of August, $44.91 million through August of 2019, and $85.01 million for all of 2018, 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$12.74 M
2Mexico$12.42 M
3Hong Kong$6.63 M
4China$4.88 M
5Switzerland$1.49 M
6Germany$1.17 M
7Taiwan$949,735
8United Arab Emirates$552,582
9Thailand$347,717
10Costa Rica$321,491

Overall Rank

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade decreases 26.64 percent through August

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s trade with the world fell 26.64 percent, from $61.22 million to $44.91 million through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. ranked No. 236 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Malaysia fell 17.35 percent to $12.74 million.
    Exports fell 17.02 percent to $12.74 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico rose 38.74 percent to $12.42 million.
    Exports fell 85.31 percent to $24,557. Imports rose 41.1 percent to $12.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Hong Kong rose 551.32 percent to $6.63 million.
    Exports rose 551.32 percent to $6.63 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 18.61 percent to $4.88 million.
    Exports fell 2.21 percent to $3.84 million. Imports rose 445.88 percent to $1.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 5252.42 percent to $1.49 million.
    Exports rose 5252.42 percent to $1.49 million. There were no imports.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 84.98 percent of its trade with the world.

Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. had trade surpluses with 52 countries and deficits with nine through August. That compares with 56 surpluses and 10 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Malaysia, $12.74 million; Hong Kong, $6.63 million; and China, $2.79 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $12.37 million; Canada, $207,799; and Serbia, $167,697.

Through August its top exports were Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; and Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings, in that order. Those accounted for 85.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Pumps for dispensing liquids; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Computers; Rubber tires; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 98.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts fell 53.7 percent compared to last year to $19 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 134.18 percent compared to last year to $3.98 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches fell 7.79 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds totaled $1.49 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings rose 3.31 percent compared to last year to $648,005.

On the import side:

  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 44.97 percent compared to last year to $10.99 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 23.59 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Computers rose 188.71 percent compared to last year to $366,820.
  • Rubber tires totaled $357,467. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $284,455. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Lehigh Valley International Airport, Penn. posted total trade with the world of $85.01 million. The Port’s surplus was $50.77 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico, Germany and China. Exports totaled $67.89 million and imports came to $17.12 million.