|1||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$254.5 M|
|2||Civilian aircraft, parts||$6.58 M|
|3||Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment||$1.53 M|
|4||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$1.33 M|
|5||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$1.08 M|
|6||Motor vehicle parts||$839,042|
|7||Cell phones, related equipment||$820,445|
|8||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$798,269|
|9||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$757,460|
|10||Containers for transportation||$618,658|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$15.16 M|
|2||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$5.61 M|
|3||Friction material, articles from minerals||$3.53 M|
|4||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$3.05 M|
|5||Cell phones, related equipment||$3.04 M|
|6||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$2.93 M|
|7||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$2.9 M|
|8||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$1.16 M|
|9||Diesel engines||$1.03 M|
|10||Compressors and pumps||$970,511|
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade increases 87.24 percent through October
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 87.24 percent, from $181.69 million to $340.18 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.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. ranked No. 175 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. 191. It finished No. 189 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 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Nigeria, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, United Kingdom, Singapore, Norway and Belgium, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 France rose 285.49 percent to $256.8 million.
Exports rose 365293 percent to $255.9 million. Imports fell 98.65 percent to $895,723.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom fell 31.15 percent to $12.28 million.
Exports rose 19.56 percent to $1.27 million. Imports fell 34.37 percent to $11.01 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Nigeria rose 23401 percent to $9.6 million.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $9.6 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Brazil rose 305.43 percent to $8.47 million.
Exports rose 469.73 percent to $4.65 million. Imports rose 200.01 percent to $3.82 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 6.48 percent to $7.94 million.
Exports rose 0.99 percent to $712,862. Imports rose 7.05 percent to $7.23 million.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 86.75 percent of its trade with the world.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with 33 countries and deficits with 52 through October. That compares with 39 surpluses and 49 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with France, $255.01 million; Afghanistan, $2.5 million; and Jordan, $2.46 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $9.73 million; Nigeria, $9.6 million; and Germany, $6.52 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Civilian aircraft, parts; Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, in that order. Those accounted for 95.86 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Friction material, articles from minerals; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 47.71 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s exports:
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $254.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 19.96 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.
- Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment rose 366.06 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.
- Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 5150.65 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
- Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 358.34 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import fell 59.94 percent compared to last year to $15.16 million.
- Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 57.55 percent compared to last year to $5.61 million.
- Friction material, articles from minerals rose 12073 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 36.53 percent compared to last year to $3.05 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 185 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $28.28 million and imports came to $538.43 million.