|1||Passenger vehicles||$216.29 M|
|2||Motorboats and yachts||$177.85 M|
|3||Printers, all types, parts||$113.7 M|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$111.05 M|
|6||Cotton yarn||$74.16 M|
|7||Medical instruments||$71.42 M|
|9||Prepared foods, beverages||$57.64 M|
|10||Cell phones, related equipment||$55.42 M|
|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$356.96 M|
|2||T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted||$222.67 M|
|3||Motorboats and yachts||$193.19 M|
|4||Medical instruments||$178.93 M|
|5||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$173.4 M|
|6||Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted||$164.07 M|
|7||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$105.13 M|
|8||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$96.34 M|
|9||Melons and papayas||$78.48 M|
|10||Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried||$66.63 M|
Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade decreases 20.91 percent through May
Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 20.91 percent, from $9.87 billion to $7.81 billion through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.
Port Everglades, Fla. ranked No. 42 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.
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 May Port Everglades, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Costa Rica. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Dominican Republic, Honduras, Chile, Brazil and Colombia, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Dominican Republic fell 10.97 percent to $732.61 million.
Exports fell 20.03 percent to $344.54 million. Imports fell 1.01 percent to $388.08 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Chile fell 18.17 percent to $598.18 million.
Exports rose 54.99 percent to $366.03 million. Imports fell 53.09 percent to $232.16 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 15.42 percent to $589.28 million.
Exports rose 128.16 percent to $430.57 million. Imports fell 68.76 percent to $158.71 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Honduras fell 34.4 percent to $533.06 million.
Exports fell 53.74 percent to $227.46 million. Imports fell 4.74 percent to $305.59 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Costa Rica fell 4.53 percent to $470.65 million.
Exports fell 2.55 percent to $238.65 million. Imports fell 6.48 percent to $232 million.
Port Everglades, Fla.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 37.44 percent of its trade with the world.
Port Everglades, Fla. had trade surpluses with 67 countries and deficits with 79 through May. That compares with 74 surpluses and 76 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Brazil, $271.86 million; Bahamas, $209.1 million; and Panama, $181.52 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with South Korea, $112.08 million; France, $109.3 million; and United Kingdom, $87.16 million.
Through May its top exports were Passenger vehicles; Motorboats and yachts; Printers, all types, parts; Motor vehicle parts; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 17.44 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; Motorboats and yachts; Medical instruments; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, accounting for 30.84 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port Everglades, Fla.’s exports:
- Passenger vehicles fell 3.63 percent compared to last year to $216.29 million.
- Motorboats and yachts fell 10.78 percent compared to last year to $177.85 million.
- Printers, all types, parts fell 56.07 percent compared to last year to $113.7 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 20.02 percent compared to last year to $111.05 million.
- Computers fell 25.42 percent compared to last year to $106.5 million.
On the import side:
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 48.73 percent compared to last year to $356.96 million.
- T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted fell 44.77 percent compared to last year to $222.67 million.
- Motorboats and yachts fell 11.81 percent compared to last year to $193.19 million.
- Medical instruments rose 42.09 percent compared to last year to $178.93 million.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 7.31 percent compared to last year to $173.4 million.
Last year Port Everglades, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $22.72 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.71 billion. Exports totaled $12.22 billion and imports came to $10.5 billion.