|1||Motor vehicle parts||$42,283|
|2||Insulated wire, cable||$35,184|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$30,879|
|4||Lamp and lighting parts||$4,850|
|7||Women's or girls' overcoats, etc.||$0|
|8||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$0|
|9||TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders||$0|
|10||Plastic boxes, containers||$0|
|1||Motor vehicle parts||$74.1 M|
|2||Motor vehicle engines||$9.42 M|
|3||Hardware for fixtures||$4.87 M|
|4||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$1.81 M|
|5||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$1.8 M|
|6||Miscellaneous electrical machinery||$1.78 M|
|7||Automatic regulating instruments, parts||$1.65 M|
|8||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$1.17 M|
|9||Men's or boys' slacks, suits, not knit||$1.12 M|
|10||Windshield wipers, electric light parts||$914,195|
Vicksburg International Airport’s trade increases 25.62 percent through October
Vicksburg International Airport’s trade with the world rose 25.62 percent, from $84.63 million to $106.32 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.
Vicksburg International Airport ranked No. 217 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. 229. It finished No. 231 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 Vicksburg International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Bangladesh, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Canada, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 91.55 percent to $74.73 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 91.55 percent to $74.73 million.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 29.31 percent to $28.44 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 29.31 percent to $28.44 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Bangladesh rose 144.95 percent to $790,288.
There were no exports. Imports rose 144.95 percent to $790,288.
- Trade with No. 4 Thailand rose 11.11 percent to $490,179.
There were no exports. Imports rose 11.11 percent to $490,179.
- Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 7.95 percent to $462,491.
Exports fell 96.75 percent to $4,850. Imports rose 63.99 percent to $457,641.
Vicksburg International Airport’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 98.68 percent of its trade with the world.
Vicksburg International Airport had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with 20 through October. That compares with two surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Honduras, $30,879; Trinidad and Tobago, $0; and France, $0. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Japan, $74.73 million; China, $28.44 million; and Bangladesh, $790,288.
Through October it’s top exports were Motor vehicle parts; Insulated wire, cable; Civilian aircraft, parts; Lamp and lighting parts; and Plastic monofilaments, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Motor vehicle engines; Hardware for fixtures; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, accounting for 86.63 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Vicksburg International Airport’s exports:
- Motor vehicle parts totaled $42,283. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Insulated wire, cable totaled $35,184. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 78.46 percent compared to last year to $30,879.
- Lamp and lighting parts totaled $4,850. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Plastic monofilaments totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicle parts rose 56.22 percent compared to last year to $74.1 million.
- Motor vehicle engines fell 33.05 percent compared to last year to $9.42 million.
- Hardware for fixtures rose 42.7 percent compared to last year to $4.87 million.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 1.59 percent compared to last year to $1.81 million.
- Pumps for dispensing liquids fell 19.84 percent compared to last year to $1.8 million.
Last year Vicksburg International Airport posted total trade with the world of $69.18 million. The Port’s deficit was $65.83 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.67 million and imports came to $67.51 million.