|1||Printers, all types, parts||$168.6 M|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$69.14 M|
|3||Motorboats and yachts||$62.96 M|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$58.72 M|
|5||Cotton yarn||$57.84 M|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$35.12 M|
|9||Cell phones, related equipment||$31.38 M|
|10||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$29.49 M|
|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$266.49 M|
|2||Motorboats and yachts||$145.74 M|
|3||T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted||$137 M|
|4||Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted||$95.25 M|
|5||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$65.58 M|
|6||Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.||$63.79 M|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$60.39 M|
|8||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$48.18 M|
|9||Melons and papayas||$39.63 M|
|10||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$38.64 M|
Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade decreases 2.29 percent through February
Port Everglades, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 2.29 percent, from $3.92 billion to $3.83 billion 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.
Port Everglades, Fla. ranked No. 42 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 Port Everglades, Fla.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Colombia . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Dominican Republic, Honduras, Chile, Brazil and Guatemala, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Chile rose 22.38 percent to $345.82 million.
Exports rose 45.13 percent to $230.23 million. Imports fell 6.74 percent to $115.59 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Brazil rose 28.54 percent to $307.96 million.
Exports rose 38.03 percent to $224.39 million. Imports rose 8.52 percent to $83.57 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Honduras fell 12.77 percent to $295.78 million.
Exports fell 5.04 percent to $121.83 million. Imports fell 17.48 percent to $173.95 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Dominican Republic fell 24.88 percent to $295.46 million.
Exports fell 29.21 percent to $137.11 million. Imports fell 20.69 percent to $158.35 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Colombia rose 20.85 percent to $202.37 million.
Exports rose 12.54 percent to $110 million. Imports rose 32.52 percent to $92.38 million.
Port Everglades, Fla.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 37.77 percent of its trade with the world.
Port Everglades, Fla. had trade surpluses with 62 countries and deficits with 68 through February. That compares with 60 surpluses and 80 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Brazil, $140.82 million; Chile, $114.65 million; and Panama, $93.9 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with India, $76.17 million; United Kingdom, $73.94 million; and Italy, $70.19 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Printers, all types, parts; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motorboats and yachts; Motor vehicle parts; and Cotton yarn, in that order. Those accounted for 20.72 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Motorboats and yachts; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, accounting for 39.06 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port Everglades, Fla.’s exports:
- Printers, all types, parts rose 157.1 percent compared to last year to $168.6 million.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 20.41 percent compared to last year to $69.14 million.
- Motorboats and yachts rose 45.68 percent compared to last year to $62.96 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 30.94 percent compared to last year to $58.72 million.
- Cotton yarn fell 18.2 percent compared to last year to $57.84 million.
On the import side:
- Gasoline, other fuels rose 39.01 percent compared to last year to $266.49 million.
- Motorboats and yachts fell 11.95 percent compared to last year to $145.74 million.
- T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted fell 14.24 percent compared to last year to $137 million.
- Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted fell 17.76 percent compared to last year to $95.25 million.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 64.71 percent compared to last year to $65.58 million.
Last year Port Everglades, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $22.14 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.27 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $11.7 billion and imports came to $10.44 billion.