|1||Computer chips||$67 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$23.73 M|
|4||Ceramic lab supplies||$15.05 M|
|5||Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets||$10.89 M|
|6||Computer parts||$10.51 M|
|7||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$9.72 M|
|8||Jewelry, parts||$6.38 M|
|9||Value added to a returned import||$5.52 M|
|10||TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders||$4.85 M|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$4.47 M|
|2||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$2.97 M|
|3||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$1 M|
|4||Cell phones, related equipment||$544,640|
|5||TVs, computer monitors||$409,441|
|6||Original sculptures and statues||$343,784|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$150,685|
San Antonio International Airport’s trade decreases 3.53 percent through October
San Antonio International Airport’s trade with the world fell 3.53 percent, from $258.15 million to $249.03 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.
San Antonio International Airport ranked No. 186 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. 182. It finished No. 181 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 San Antonio International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 0.57 percent to $151.29 million.
Exports fell 2.28 percent to $146.74 million. Imports rose 128 percent to $4.55 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Philippines fell 17.26 percent to $42.1 million.
Exports fell 17.26 percent to $42.1 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 China rose 75.73 percent to $15.02 million.
Exports rose 86.61 percent to $13.47 million. Imports rose 16.85 percent to $1.56 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Taiwan fell 28.71 percent to $14.21 million.
Exports fell 28.53 percent to $14.2 million. Imports fell 82.21 percent to $12,325.
- Trade with No. 5 Thailand fell 15.95 percent to $9.77 million.
Exports fell 21.36 percent to $9.14 million. Imports totaled $628,682.
San Antonio International Airport’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 93.32 percent of its trade with the world.
San Antonio International Airport had trade surpluses with 47 countries and deficits with 14 through October. That compares with 47 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $142.19 million; Philippines, $42.1 million; and Taiwan, $14.18 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Brazil, $1.01 million; Hong Kong, $750,331; and Germany, $631,605.
Through October it’s top exports were Computer chips; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Ceramic lab supplies; and Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets, in that order. Those accounted for 56.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Cell phones, related equipment; and TVs, computer monitors, accounting for 83.3 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at San Antonio International Airport’s exports:
- Computer chips fell 13.84 percent compared to last year to $67 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 52.75 percent compared to last year to $23.73 million.
- Computers rose 121.91 percent compared to last year to $18.21 million.
- Ceramic lab supplies rose 81.54 percent compared to last year to $15.05 million.
- Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets rose 2.38 percent compared to last year to $10.89 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 103.28 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
- Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 5521.05 percent compared to last year to $2.97 million.
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $1 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 46.4 percent compared to last year to $544,640.
- TVs, computer monitors rose 837.58 percent compared to last year to $409,441.
Last year San Antonio International Airport posted total trade with the world of $339.75 million. The Port’s surplus was $273.77 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $306.76 million and imports came to $32.99 million.