|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$1.14 B|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$708.53 M|
|4||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$372.06 M|
|5||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$237.88 M|
|6||Computer chips||$225.32 M|
|7||Medicines in individual dosages||$104.43 M|
|8||Value added to a returned import||$97.62 M|
|9||Computer parts||$96.41 M|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$602.61 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$479.53 M|
|3||Fresh-cut flowers||$263.12 M|
|4||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$220.6 M|
|5||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$200.94 M|
|7||Returned exports, with change||$154.32 M|
|8||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$147.19 M|
|9||Jewelry, parts||$93.16 M|
|10||Computer chips||$81.54 M|
Miami International Airport’s trade decreases 4.55 percent through February
Miami International Airport’s trade with the world fell 4.55 percent, from $10.2 billion to $9.74 billion 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.
Miami International Airport ranked No. 21 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 Miami International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 China and No. 5 Argentina . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, Colombia, Chile, China and Argentina, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Brazil fell 10.14 percent to $2.03 billion.
Exports fell 5.65 percent to $1.61 billion. Imports fell 24.06 percent to $417.12 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Colombia rose 13.13 percent to $821.04 million.
Exports rose 15.06 percent to $451.9 million. Imports rose 10.86 percent to $369.14 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Chile rose 3.73 percent to $637.24 million.
Exports fell 0.97 percent to $386.85 million. Imports rose 11.95 percent to $250.39 million.
- Trade with No. 4 China rose 20.03 percent to $632.12 million.
Exports fell 56.37 percent to $60.09 million. Imports rose 47.09 percent to $572.03 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Argentina rose 1.98 percent to $444.73 million.
Exports rose 6.98 percent to $415.76 million. Imports fell 38.94 percent to $28.97 million.
Miami International Airport’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 46.83 percent of its trade with the world.
Miami International Airport had trade surpluses with 134 countries and deficits with 58 through February. That compares with 137 surpluses and 60 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Brazil, $1.19 billion; Argentina, $386.79 million; and Paraguay, $297.98 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $511.94 million; France, $212.05 million; and Singapore, $127.3 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, in that order. Those accounted for 49.07 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Cell phones, related equipment; Fresh-cut flowers; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Fish fillets, chilled or frozen, accounting for 44.76 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Miami International Airport’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 10.56 percent compared to last year to $1.14 billion.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 6.19 percent compared to last year to $708.53 million.
- Computers rose 5.75 percent compared to last year to $385.72 million.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 80.43 percent compared to last year to $372.06 million.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 29.38 percent compared to last year to $237.88 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 34.95 percent compared to last year to $602.61 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 19.94 percent compared to last year to $479.53 million.
- Fresh-cut flowers rose 5.15 percent compared to last year to $263.12 million.
- Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 280.45 percent compared to last year to $220.6 million.
- Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 12.86 percent compared to last year to $200.94 million.
Last year Miami International Airport posted total trade with the world of $58.99 billion. The Port’s surplus was $6.54 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $32.77 billion and imports came to $26.23 billion.