|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$5.81 M|
|2||Make-up and skin-care products||$475,597|
|3||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$432,582|
|4||Unrecorded media for audio||$366,913|
|5||Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts||$250,738|
|6||Electrical resistors, except heating resistors||$194,075|
|9||Value added to a returned import||$155,930|
|10||Iron or steel tube or pipe fittings||$155,626|
|1||Motor vehicle parts||$10.82 M|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$5.47 M|
|3||Friction material, articles from minerals||$2.55 M|
|4||Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes||$2.21 M|
|5||Cell phones, related equipment||$1.73 M|
|6||Taxi meters||$1.44 M|
|7||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$1.03 M|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.01 M|
|9||Internal combustion engines||$982,630|
|10||Compressors and pumps||$897,644|
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade decreases 81.73 percent through August
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 81.73 percent, from $326.71 million to $59.7 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.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. ranked No. 229 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 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Sweden. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, Nigeria, Brazil, United Kingdom and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 139.42 percent to $14.27 million.
Exports fell 3.08 percent to $662,677. Imports rose 157.89 percent to $13.61 million.
- Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 96.26 percent to $13.47 million.
Exports fell 24.7 percent to $883,096. Imports rose 121.2 percent to $12.58 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 25.85 percent to $5.89 million.
Exports fell 45.71 percent to $2.5 million. Imports rose 1.45 percent to $3.39 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Turkey rose 1867.95 percent to $3.65 million.
Exports rose 47799 percent to $3.5 million. Imports fell 14.82 percent to $151,849.
- Trade with No. 5 Sweden rose 561.2 percent to $2.31 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 578.81 percent to $2.31 million.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 66.31 percent of its trade with the world.
Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with 53 through August. That compares with 35 surpluses and 49 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Turkey, $3.35 million; Afghanistan, $2 million; and United Arab Emirates, $362,368. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $12.94 million; United Kingdom, $11.7 million; and Sweden, $2.31 million.
Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Make-up and skin-care products; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Unrecorded media for audio; and Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 60.01 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Value added to a returned import; Friction material, articles from minerals; Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 47.98 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla.’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 9.85 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
- Make-up and skin-care products rose 15377 percent compared to last year to $475,597.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 33.94 percent compared to last year to $432,582.
- Unrecorded media for audio rose 329.44 percent compared to last year to $366,913.
- Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts rose 4107.01 percent compared to last year to $250,738.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicle parts rose 3079.08 percent compared to last year to $10.82 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 61.61 percent compared to last year to $5.47 million.
- Friction material, articles from minerals totaled $2.55 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Misc. tobacco, tobacco substitutes rose 698.79 percent compared to last year to $2.21 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 23.09 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
Last year Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $356.27 million. The Port’s surplus was $218.82 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were France, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Spain and Brazil. Exports totaled $287.54 million and imports came to $68.73 million.