|1||Computer chips||$73.65 M|
|2||Prepared foods, beverages||$23.96 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$16.83 M|
|4||Exports military apparel, military equipment||$12.43 M|
|5||Essential oil resins||$12 M|
|6||Plastic boxes, containers||$8.53 M|
|7||Personal toiletries for shaving, etc.||$5.81 M|
|8||Make-up and skin-care products||$5.64 M|
|9||Laser-based medical equipment, parts||$4.99 M|
|10||Cell phones, related equipment||$4.69 M|
|1||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$17.79 M|
|2||Video game consoles||$13.12 M|
|3||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$12.73 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$11.94 M|
|5||Original sculptures and statues||$10.19 M|
|6||Cell phones, related equipment||$10.13 M|
|7||Books, brochures||$8.45 M|
|8||X-ray apparatus||$8.04 M|
|9||Motor vehicle parts||$6.4 M|
|10||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$6.39 M|
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade decreases 11.52 percent through August
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade with the world fell 11.52 percent, from $496.7 million to $439.49 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.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas ranked No. 163 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 McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Malaysia, China, South Korea and Italy, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 28.14 percent to $109.3 million.
Exports fell 45.83 percent to $57.06 million. Imports rose 11.7 percent to $52.24 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Malaysia rose 14.55 percent to $76.9 million.
Exports rose 17.16 percent to $76.66 million. Imports fell 85.74 percent to $242,279.
- Trade with No. 3 China fell 8.56 percent to $42.65 million.
Exports rose 59.86 percent to $18.46 million. Imports fell 31.08 percent to $24.19 million.
- Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 75.81 percent to $37.65 million.
Exports rose 105.91 percent to $35.81 million. Imports fell 54.31 percent to $1.84 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 18.96 percent to $21.3 million.
Exports fell 18.89 percent to $2.56 million. Imports rose 27.08 percent to $18.73 million.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 65.49 percent of its trade with the world.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas had trade surpluses with 46 countries and deficits with 56 through August. That compares with 43 surpluses and 53 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Malaysia, $76.42 million; South Korea, $33.98 million; and The Netherlands, $6.74 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Norway, $17.42 million; Germany, $16.17 million; and Italy, $15.09 million.
Through August its top exports were Computer chips; Prepared foods, beverages; Civilian aircraft, parts; Exports military apparel, military equipment; and Essential oil resins, in that order. Those accounted for 58.8 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Video game consoles; Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit; Value added to a returned import; and Original sculptures and statues, accounting for 32.34 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s exports:
- Computer chips rose 12.26 percent compared to last year to $73.65 million.
- Prepared foods, beverages rose 262.51 percent compared to last year to $23.96 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 36.5 percent compared to last year to $16.83 million.
- Exports military apparel, military equipment fell 67.28 percent compared to last year to $12.43 million.
- Essential oil resins rose 54.83 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
On the import side:
- Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 103.3 percent compared to last year to $17.79 million.
- Video game consoles rose 68.43 percent compared to last year to $13.12 million.
- Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit rose 0.59 percent compared to last year to $12.73 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 27.28 percent compared to last year to $11.94 million.
- Original sculptures and statues rose 216.37 percent compared to last year to $10.19 million.
Last year McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas posted total trade with the world of $712.53 million. The Port’s surplus was $45.46 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were United Kingdom, Malaysia, China, Italy and South Korea. Exports totaled $378.99 million and imports came to $333.53 million.