|1||Computer chips||$88.41 M|
|2||Exports military apparel, military equipment||$37.97 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$30.65 M|
|4||Make-up and skin-care products||$9.68 M|
|5||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$9.32 M|
|6||Essential oil resins||$8.7 M|
|7||Prepared foods, beverages||$8.55 M|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$8.22 M|
|9||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$7.94 M|
|10||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$7.27 M|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$46.91 M|
|2||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$14.73 M|
|4||Navigational equipment||$12.23 M|
|5||Video game consoles||$11.94 M|
|6||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$11.59 M|
|7||Cell phones, related equipment||$9.93 M|
|8||Men's or boys' slacks, suits, not knit||$7.84 M|
|10||Motor vehicle parts||$6.81 M|
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade increases 45.77 percent through October
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s trade with the world rose 45.77 percent, from $428.26 million to $624.28 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.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas ranked No. 158 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. 168. It finished No. 167 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 McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 South Korea . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, South Korea, Canada, China and Italy, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 120.69 percent to $187.75 million.
Exports rose 123.17 percent to $117.83 million. Imports rose 116.64 percent to $69.92 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Malaysia rose 623.83 percent to $85.74 million.
Exports rose 1661.05 percent to $83.4 million. Imports fell 67.06 percent to $2.34 million.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 53.05 percent to $58.27 million.
Exports rose 53.08 percent to $13.66 million. Imports rose 53.04 percent to $44.61 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Italy rose 38.25 percent to $27.08 million.
Exports rose 81.61 percent to $1.75 million. Imports rose 36 percent to $25.33 million.
- Trade with No. 5 South Korea fell 52.24 percent to $24.49 million.
Exports fell 58.31 percent to $19.57 million. Imports rose 13.17 percent to $4.92 million.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 61.4 percent of its trade with the world.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas had trade surpluses with 43 countries and deficits with 56 through October. That compares with 49 surpluses and 54 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Malaysia, $81.06 million; United Kingdom, $47.91 million; and The Netherlands, $16.06 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $30.96 million; Italy, $23.57 million; and Mexico, $15.03 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Computer chips; Exports military apparel, military equipment; Civilian aircraft, parts; Make-up and skin-care products; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, in that order. Those accounted for 53.07 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit; Computers; Navigational equipment; and Video game consoles, accounting for 33.65 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas’s exports:
- Computer chips rose 435236 percent compared to last year to $88.41 million.
- Exports military apparel, military equipment rose 879.97 percent compared to last year to $37.97 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 109.26 percent compared to last year to $30.65 million.
- Make-up and skin-care products rose 35.44 percent compared to last year to $9.68 million.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 48.73 percent compared to last year to $9.32 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 424.01 percent compared to last year to $46.91 million.
- Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit rose 17.92 percent compared to last year to $14.73 million.
- Computers rose 52.66 percent compared to last year to $12.65 million.
- Navigational equipment rose 335 percent compared to last year to $12.23 million.
- Video game consoles fell 18.56 percent compared to last year to $11.94 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $279.08 million and imports came to $277.79 million.