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Port of Key West, Fla.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade totaled $205,331 for the month of August, $15.93 million through August of 2019, and $22.57 million for all of 2018, 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
1Colombia$1.88 M
2Costa Rica$1.81 M
3Ecuador$1.8 M
4El Salvador$1.6 M
5Mexico$1.14 M
6St Kitts and Nevis$1.11 M
7Guatemala$885,396
8The Netherlands$676,535
9Ireland$624,616
10Chile$571,540

Overall Rank

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade increases 18.96 percent through August

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 18.96 percent, from $13.39 million to $15.93 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.

Port of Key West, Fla. ranked No. 271 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 Port of Key West, Fla.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Cayman Islands and Colombia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Colombia rose 105.08 percent to $1.88 million.
    Exports rose 96.64 percent to $1.8 million. Imports totaled $77,444.
  • Trade with No. 2 Costa Rica rose 0.45 percent to $1.81 million.
    Exports totaled $1.8 million. Imports totaled $8,095.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ecuador fell 33.33 percent to $1.8 million.
    Exports fell 33.33 percent to $1.8 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 El Salvador totaled $1.6 million.
    Exports totaled $1.6 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 65.72 percent to $1.14 million.
    Exports fell 65.68 percent to $1.14 million. There were no imports.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 51.69 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Key West, Fla. had trade surpluses with 30 countries and deficits with seven through August. That compares with 22 surpluses and eight deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Ecuador, $1.8 million; Costa Rica, $1.79 million; and Colombia, $1.73 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Thailand, $434,896; Italy, $82,305; and Germany, $71,129.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Motorboats and yachts; Computers; Unrecorded media for audio; and Motor vehicle parts, in that order. Those accounted for 93.6 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Printers, all types, parts; Swimwear, track suits, skit suits, knit or crochet; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Miscellaneous machine parts, accounting for 86.63 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 6.48 percent compared to last year to $5.98 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts fell 19.49 percent compared to last year to $5.6 million.
  • Computers rose 7949.36 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.
  • Unrecorded media for audio totaled $1.06 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $343,210. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Computers totaled $434,896. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Printers, all types, parts totaled $135,117. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Swimwear, track suits, skit suits, knit or crochet rose 2812.03 percent compared to last year to $47,437.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 511.61 percent compared to last year to $47,210.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts totaled $26,584. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Key West, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $22.57 million. The Port’s surplus was $21.77 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Cayman Islands. Exports totaled $22.17 million and imports came to $399,008.