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Port of Key West, Fla.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade totaled $250,413 for the month of October, $15.79 million through October of 2018, and $21.95 million for all of 2017, 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$3.38 M
2Ecuador$2.79 M
3Colombia$2.24 M
4Costa Rica$1.84 M
5Cayman Islands$1.78 M
6Guatemala$681,725
7Panama$510,053
8Canada$403,298
9Bahamas$312,527
10Suriname$285,000

Overall Rank

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade increases 44.15 percent through October

Port of Key West, Fla.’s trade with the world rose 44.15 percent, from $10.95 million to $15.79 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Port of Key West, Fla. ranked No. 286 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 299. It finished No. 284 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 17.96 percent to $3.38 million.
    Exports rose 18.65 percent to $3.38 million. Imports fell 80 percent to $4,000.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ecuador rose 55.02 percent to $2.79 million.
    Exports rose 55.02 percent to $2.79 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Colombia rose 87054 percent to $2.24 million.
    Exports rose 87054 percent to $2.24 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Costa Rica rose 3184.34 percent to $1.84 million.
    Exports rose 3184.34 percent to $1.84 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Cayman Islands rose 7.58 percent to $1.78 million.
    Exports rose 7.58 percent to $1.78 million. There were no imports.

Port of Key West, Fla.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 76.25 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Key West, Fla. had trade surpluses with 24 countries and deficits with 13 through October. That compares with 22 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $3.37 million; Ecuador, $2.79 million; and Colombia, $2.24 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Switzerland, $108,289; India, $70,611; and The Netherlands, $53,025.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Motorboats and yachts; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Cotton yarn; and Fishing Vessels;Factory Ships & Shps,Ves, Nes 8902, in that order. Those accounted for 97.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa; Fish, fresh or chilled; Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry; Shawls, Scarves, Mufflers, Mantillas, Veils E 6214; and Glassware for kitchens, bathrooms, accounting for 87.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 305.69 percent compared to last year to $7.31 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 18.38 percent compared to last year to $7.13 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell 32.1 percent compared to last year to $307,723.
  • Cotton yarn rose 99.71 percent compared to last year to $144,950.
  • Fishing Vessels;Factory Ships & Shps,Ves, Nes 8902 totaled $79,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa rose 389.09 percent compared to last year to $215,203.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled totaled $46,332. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry totaled $39,673. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Shawls, Scarves, Mufflers, Mantillas, Veils E 6214 totaled $25,108. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Glassware for kitchens, bathrooms totaled $8,503. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Key West, Fla. posted total trade with the world of $47.45 million. The Port’s surplus was $36.7 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $42.08 million and imports came to $5.38 million.