|1||Exports military apparel, military equipment||$10.96 M|
|2||Prepared foods, beverages||$10.48 M|
|3||Essential oil resins||$4.61 M|
|4||Computer chips||$4.51 M|
|5||Personal toiletries for shaving, etc.||$3.85 M|
|6||Civilian aircraft, parts||$3.63 M|
|7||Plastic boxes, containers||$2.46 M|
|8||Laser-based medical equipment, parts||$1.76 M|
|9||Motor vehicle parts||$1.55 M|
|10||Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts||$1.15 M|
|1||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$6.92 M|
|2||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$3.34 M|
|3||Books, brochures||$2.28 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$2.21 M|
|5||Men's or boys' slacks, suits, not knit||$1.58 M|
|6||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.21 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$1.08 M|
|8||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$1.08 M|
|9||Video game consoles||$963,841|
|10||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$792,462|
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade decreases 20.86 percent through February
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade with the world fell 20.86 percent, from $128.75 million to $101.9 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas ranked No. 161 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Malaysia . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, The Netherlands, China, Italy and South Korea, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 42.19 percent to $30.78 million.
Exports fell 53.22 percent to $22.07 million. Imports rose 43.74 percent to $8.71 million.
- Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 196.4 percent to $15.16 million.
Exports rose 231.78 percent to $14.73 million. Imports fell 35.76 percent to $434,515.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 30.76 percent to $11.06 million.
Exports rose 644.36 percent to $8.66 million. Imports fell 67.17 percent to $2.39 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Norway rose 1411.33 percent to $7.07 million.
Exports fell 64.04 percent to $63,846. Imports rose 2314.67 percent to $7 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 1128.16 percent to $5.43 million.
Exports rose 5568.5 percent to $5.41 million. Imports fell 92.53 percent to $25,915.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 68.2 percent of its trade with the world.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with 42 through February. That compares with 27 surpluses and 52 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with South Korea, $14.29 million; United Kingdom, $13.37 million; and China, $6.27 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Norway, $6.94 million; Italy, $3.67 million; and Indonesia, $2.63 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Exports military apparel, military equipment; Prepared foods, beverages; Essential oil resins; Computer chips; and Personal toiletries for shaving, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 57.27 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit; Books, brochures; Value added to a returned import; and Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit, accounting for 39.06 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s exports:
- Exports military apparel, military equipment fell 66.72 percent compared to last year to $10.96 million.
- Prepared foods, beverages rose 724.57 percent compared to last year to $10.48 million.
- Essential oil resins rose 2135.75 percent compared to last year to $4.61 million.
- Computer chips totaled $4.51 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Personal toiletries for shaving, etc. rose 28755 percent compared to last year to $3.85 million.
On the import side:
- Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 18525 percent compared to last year to $6.92 million.
- Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit fell 4.85 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.
- Books, brochures rose 3657.82 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 47.87 percent compared to last year to $2.21 million.
- Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit fell 38.29 percent compared to last year to $1.58 million.
Last year McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas posted total trade with the world of $556.88 million. The Port’s surplus was $1.29 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $279.08 million and imports came to $277.79 million.