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Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas

Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s trade totaled $2.13 million for the month of February, $7.23 million through February of 2019, and $24.4 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
1Mexico$5.92 M
2Chile$1.3 M
3Malaysia$7,206
4China$5,138

Overall Rank

Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s trade increases 495.55 percent through February

Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s trade with the world rose 495.55 percent, from $1.21 million to $7.23 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.

Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas ranked No. 242 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 Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Taiwan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Taiwan, China, Chile and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

    Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

    Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with two through February. That compares with one surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $5.79 million; Chile, $1.3 million; and Taiwan, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Malaysia, $7,206; China, $5,138; and Taiwan, $0.

    Through February it’s top exports were Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals; Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Plastic plates, sheet, film; and Jewelry, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 99.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. plastic articles; Value added to a returned import; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; Computer chips; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, accounting for 95.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

    Looking more closely at Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas’s exports:

    • Wrist and pocket watches, not precious metals totaled $4.43 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 26.46 percent compared to last year to $1.3 million.
    • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $1.18 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Plastic plates, sheet, film rose 14.74 percent compared to last year to $157,821.
    • Jewelry, parts totaled $31,396. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

    On the import side:

    • Misc. plastic articles totaled $26,724. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Value added to a returned import totaled $22,057. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 61.55 percent compared to last year to $9,945.
    • Computer chips totaled $7,206. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Electrical boards, panels and switches totaled $5,138. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

    Last year Valley International Airport, Harlingen, Texas posted total trade with the world of $23.85 million. The Port’s surplus was $22.76 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $23.3 million and imports came to $545,857.