|1||Computer chips||$13.78 M|
|2||Ceramic lab supplies||$4.43 M|
|3||Cell phones, related equipment||$2.95 M|
|4||Computer parts||$2.9 M|
|5||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$2.42 M|
|6||Plates, sticks, tips, etc, of cemets||$2.26 M|
|7||Value added to a returned import||$1.5 M|
|8||Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts||$1.47 M|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$1.17 M|
|2||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$759,354|
|3||Cell phones, related equipment||$243,616|
|4||Plastic boxes, containers||$61,744|
|5||Compound Optical Microscopes; Parts & Accesso 9011||$46,002|
|6||Electric Filament or Discharge Lamps, Parts 8539||$37,786|
|7||Unrecorded media for audio||$26,112|
|8||Power supplies, transformers||$23,402|
|9||Lamp and lighting parts||$19,751|
|10||Seats, excluding barber, dental||$15,920|
San Antonio International Airport’s trade increases 2.06 percent through February
San Antonio International Airport’s trade with the world rose 2.06 percent, from $44.14 million to $45.05 million 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.
San Antonio International Airport ranked No. 179 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 San Antonio International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada . 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 17.7 percent to $23.26 million.
Exports fell 21.56 percent to $21.85 million. Imports rose 246.18 percent to $1.41 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Philippines fell 11.09 percent to $7.38 million.
Exports fell 11.09 percent to $7.38 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 164.72 percent to $6.93 million.
Exports rose 164.46 percent to $6.92 million. Imports totaled $6,900.
- Trade with No. 4 China rose 52.88 percent to $2.84 million.
Exports rose 100.3 percent to $2.51 million. Imports fell 45.47 percent to $329,845.
- Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 817.74 percent to $2.11 million.
Exports rose 3527.03 percent to $1.5 million. Imports rose 220.92 percent to $604,285.
San Antonio International Airport’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 94.4 percent of its trade with the world.
San Antonio International Airport had trade surpluses with 27 countries and deficits with five through February. That compares with 20 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $20.44 million; Philippines, $7.38 million; and Taiwan, $6.92 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Russia, $53,697; Germany, $16,467; and Ireland, $8,987.
Through February it’s top exports were Computer chips; Ceramic lab supplies; Cell phones, related equipment; Computer parts; and Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 62.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Cell phones, related equipment; Plastic boxes, containers; and Compound Optical Microscopes; Parts & Accesso 9011, accounting for 92.31 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at San Antonio International Airport’s exports:
- Computer chips rose 0.15 percent compared to last year to $13.78 million.
- Ceramic lab supplies rose 73.53 percent compared to last year to $4.43 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 58.38 percent compared to last year to $2.95 million.
- Computer parts rose 80.02 percent compared to last year to $2.9 million.
- Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts rose 38.94 percent compared to last year to $2.42 million.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 274.24 percent compared to last year to $1.17 million.
- Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 95.78 percent compared to last year to $759,354.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 251.18 percent compared to last year to $243,616.
- Plastic boxes, containers totaled $61,744. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Compound Optical Microscopes; Parts & Accesso 9011 totaled $46,002. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $306.76 million and imports came to $32.99 million.