|2||Parts for heavy machinery||$103,564|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$51,766|
|4||Refractory Ceramic Goods, Retorts, Tubes Etc 6903||$35,137|
|5||Misc. iron and steel articles||$32,069|
|6||Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts||$29,209|
|7||Compressors and pumps||$27,606|
|8||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$26,936|
|9||Electric motors, generators, not sets||$17,537|
|10||Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings||$13,820|
|1||Friction material, articles from minerals||$1.03 M|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$1.01 M|
|3||Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes||$654,702|
|4||Cell phones, related equipment||$604,348|
|5||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$506,359|
|6||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$373,179|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$331,732|
|8||Non-electric industrial, lab furnaces, ovens, part||$290,342|
|9||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$238,941|
|10||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$199,816|
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade decreases 40.79 percent through February
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 40.79 percent, from $14.63 million to $8.66 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.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. ranked No. 236 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 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sweden . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Norway, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 20.44 percent to $2.41 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 18.85 percent to $2.41 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 25.63 percent to $1.19 million.
Exports fell 32.29 percent to $99,467. Imports fell 24.95 percent to $1.09 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 9.02 percent to $1.17 million.
Exports fell 78.33 percent to $63,543. Imports rose 41.84 percent to $1.11 million.
- Trade with No. 4 China rose 573.43 percent to $730,092.
Exports totaled $26,251. Imports rose 549.22 percent to $703,841.
- Trade with No. 5 Sweden rose 2282.5 percent to $706,006.
There were no exports. Imports rose 3333.05 percent to $706,006.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 71.68 percent of its trade with the world.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 31 through February. That compares with 17 surpluses and 39 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Saudi Arabia, $103,564; United Arab Emirates, $67,026; and Russia, $40,303. The top three deficits through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $2.41 million; Brazil, $1.04 million; and Germany, $990,706.
Through February it’s top exports were Computers; Parts for heavy machinery; Civilian aircraft, parts; Refractory Ceramic Goods, Retorts, Tubes Etc 6903; and Misc. iron and steel articles, in that order. Those accounted for 63.69 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Friction material, articles from minerals; Value added to a returned import; Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes; Cell phones, related equipment; and Defense-related aircraft, parts, accounting for 46.78 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s exports:
- Computers rose 13.1 percent compared to last year to $114,718.
- Parts for heavy machinery totaled $103,564. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 63.14 percent compared to last year to $51,766.
- Refractory Ceramic Goods, Retorts, Tubes Etc 6903 totaled $35,137. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Misc. iron and steel articles rose 845.43 percent compared to last year to $32,069.
On the import side:
- Friction material, articles from minerals totaled $1.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Value added to a returned import rose 23.94 percent compared to last year to $1.01 million.
- Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes rose 17585 percent compared to last year to $654,702.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 159.67 percent compared to last year to $604,348.
- Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 80.83 percent compared to last year to $506,359.
Last year Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $566.71 million. The Port’s deficit was $510.15 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $28.28 million and imports came to $538.43 million.