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John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s trade totaled $14.46 billion for the month of February, $29.09 billion through February of 2019, and $195 billion 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
1United Kingdom$2.57 B
2China$2.36 B
3Switzerland$2.34 B
4Israel$2.3 B
5Germany$2.28 B
6India$1.77 B
7Hong Kong$1.72 B
8France$1.71 B
9Italy$1.53 B
10Belgium$1.23 B

Overall Rank

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s trade decreases 5.53 percent through February

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s trade with the world fell 5.53 percent, from $30.79 billion to $29.09 billion 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.

John F. Kennedy International Airport ranked No. 4 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 China, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland and Israel, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 18.48 percent to $2.57 billion.
    Exports fell 18.27 percent to $1.87 billion. Imports fell 19.01 percent to $704.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 12.28 percent to $2.36 billion.
    Exports fell 3.17 percent to $565.73 million. Imports fell 14.81 percent to $1.79 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland fell 12.8 percent to $2.34 billion.
    Exports fell 18.74 percent to $1.25 billion. Imports fell 4.84 percent to $1.09 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Israel fell 3.07 percent to $2.3 billion.
    Exports fell 16.53 percent to $934.4 million. Imports rose 8.97 percent to $1.36 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 12.26 percent to $2.28 billion.
    Exports rose 37.08 percent to $1.2 billion. Imports fell 6.72 percent to $1.07 billion.

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 40.72 percent of its trade with the world.

John F. Kennedy International Airport had trade surpluses with 114 countries and deficits with 95 through February. That compares with 109 surpluses and 92 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Hong Kong, $1.45 billion; United Kingdom, $1.16 billion; and The Netherlands, $357.12 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $1.23 billion; India, $653.59 million; and Italy, $475.39 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Diamonds, not mounted; Civilian aircraft, parts; Jewelry, parts; Paintings, drawings and other artwork; and Gold, in that order. Those accounted for 51.07 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Diamonds, not mounted; Value added to a returned import; Medicines in individual dosages; Paintings, drawings and other artwork; and Unwrought platinum in various forms, accounting for 43.5 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s exports:

  • Diamonds, not mounted fell 0.45 percent compared to last year to $2.58 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 40.62 percent compared to last year to $1.5 billion.
  • Jewelry, parts fell 6.23 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork fell 24.38 percent compared to last year to $1.19 billion.
  • Gold fell 63.91 percent compared to last year to $827.27 million.

On the import side:

  • Diamonds, not mounted fell 4.38 percent compared to last year to $2.46 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 9.82 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 46.45 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 16.71 percent compared to last year to $748.66 million.
  • Unwrought platinum in various forms fell 9.7 percent compared to last year to $717.2 million.

Last year John F. Kennedy International Airport posted total trade with the world of $186.9 billion. The Port’s deficit was $8.85 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $89.03 billion and imports came to $97.87 billion.