Port of Key West, Fla.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade totaled $58,476 for the month of July, $8.86 million through July of 2020, and $24.32 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Mexico$3.42 M
2Guatemala$2.98 M
3China$934,873
4Nicaragua$223,422
5Australia$188,062
6Haiti$173,750
7Denmark$157,020
8Israel$146,559
9Canada$101,283
10Honduras$84,001

Overall Rank

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade decreases 43.67 percent through July

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade with the world fell 43.67 percent, from $15.73 million to $8.86 million through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Port of Key West, Fla. ranked No. 281 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 264. It finished No. 273 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Port of Key West, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 China, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Australia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador and St Kitts and Nevis, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 219.23 percent to $3.42 million.
    Exports rose 219.23 percent to $3.42 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Guatemala rose 237 percent to $2.98 million.
    Exports rose 233.66 percent to $2.95 million. Imports rose 1300.36 percent to $38,818.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 20076 percent to $932,548.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 20076 percent to $932,548.
  • Trade with No. 4 Nicaragua rose 392.06 percent to $201,748.
    Exports rose 29.3 percent to $53,014. Imports totaled $148,734.
  • Trade with No. 5 Australia rose 161.14 percent to $188,062.
    Exports rose 161.14 percent to $188,062. There were no imports.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 87.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Key West, Fla. had trade surpluses with 20 countries and deficits with five through July. That compares with 30 surpluses and seven deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Mexico, $3.42 million; Guatemala, $2.91 million; and Australia, $188,062. The top three deficits through July of this year were with China, $932,548; Nicaragua, $95,720; and Costa Rica, $11,273.

Through July its top exports were Motorboats and yachts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Digital storage devices; Computers; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 92.54 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Digital storage devices; Insulated wire, cable; Rubber tires; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; and Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted, accounting for 96.3 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Key West, Fla.’s exports:

  • Motorboats and yachts fell 18.46 percent compared to last year to $4.4 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 64.15 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
  • Digital storage devices fell 72.62 percent compared to last year to $290,643.
  • Computers fell 87.81 percent compared to last year to $143,526.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 614.91 percent compared to last year to $110,954.

On the import side:

  • Digital storage devices rose 19898 percent compared to last year to $924,295.
  • Insulated wire, cable totaled $148,734. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubber tires totaled $38,107. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted totaled $20,137. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted totaled $18,681. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Key West, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $24.32 million. The Port’s surplus was $21.82 million. Exports totaled $23.07 million and imports came to $1.25 million.