|1||Synethic, organic coloring matter||$9.87 M|
|2||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$4.75 M|
|3||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$1.79 M|
|4||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$1.06 M|
|6||Aircraft launching gear||$685,824|
|7||Medical equipment for physicals||$545,377|
|8||Civilian aircraft, parts||$342,486|
|9||Misc. engines and motors, parts||$277,834|
|1||Medicines in individual dosages||$485,689|
|3||Cell phones, related equipment||$305,005|
|4||Misc. medical chemical re-agents||$164,721|
|5||Electric water, space, soil heaters||$134,436|
|6||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$109,072|
|7||Essential oil resins||$91,991|
|8||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$86,223|
|9||Parts for electrical supplies||$82,403|
|10||Textile material bags for packing goods||$57,406|
Midway International Airport’s trade increases 216.41 percent through August
Midway International Airport’s trade with the world rose 216.41 percent, from $8.51 million to $26.92 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.
Midway International Airport ranked No. 257 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 Midway International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Afghanistan, Vietnam, China, India and Sweden, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Thailand rose 2051.58 percent to $10 million.
Exports rose 14608 percent to $9.93 million. Imports fell 83.1 percent to $67,113.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 2380.16 percent to $5.47 million.
Exports rose 10737 percent to $5.19 million. Imports rose 61.61 percent to $278,936.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 239.52 percent to $2.29 million.
Exports rose 356.45 percent to $1.98 million. Imports rose 27.58 percent to $305,330.
- Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 390.12 percent to $1.14 million.
Exports rose 2307.48 percent to $1.05 million. Imports fell 54.69 percent to $85,366.
- Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 1248.6 percent to $956,564.
Exports rose 3316.06 percent to $956,564. There were no imports.
Midway International Airport’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 73.73 percent of its trade with the world.
Midway International Airport had trade surpluses with 41 countries and deficits with six through August. That compares with 28 surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Thailand, $9.86 million; Germany, $4.91 million; and China, $1.67 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Taiwan, $645,963; Israel, $234,051; and Philippines, $161,586.
Through August its top exports were Synethic, organic coloring matter; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Computer parts, in that order. Those accounted for 73.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Navigational equipment; Cell phones, related equipment; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; and Electric water, space, soil heaters, accounting for 65.43 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Midway International Airport’s exports:
- Synethic, organic coloring matter totaled $9.87 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 77581 percent compared to last year to $4.75 million.
- Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 12249 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
- Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 3162.76 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
- Computer parts totaled $710,001. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 16.08 percent compared to last year to $485,689.
- Navigational equipment totaled $426,425. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 531.72 percent compared to last year to $305,005.
- Misc. medical chemical re-agents totaled $164,721. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Electric water, space, soil heaters totaled $134,436. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Midway International Airport posted total trade with the world of $15.46 million. The Port’s surplus was $7.57 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Afghanistan, United Kingdom, China, Vietnam and India. Exports totaled $11.51 million and imports came to $3.94 million.