|1||Computer chips||$5.47 B|
|2||Civilian aircraft, parts||$5.31 B|
|3||Diamonds, not mounted||$4.6 B|
|5||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$2.27 B|
|7||Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing||$1.97 B|
|8||Cell phones, related equipment||$1.76 B|
|9||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$1.23 B|
|10||Misc. medical chemical re-agents||$1.04 B|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$6.91 B|
|3||Diamonds, not mounted||$4.68 B|
|4||Computer chips||$3.88 B|
|5||Value added to a returned import||$2.96 B|
|6||Computer parts||$2.45 B|
|7||TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders||$1.43 B|
|8||Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing||$1.28 B|
|9||Unrecorded media for audio||$1.12 B|
|10||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$1.04 B|
Los Angeles International Airport’s trade increases 6.98 percent through November
Los Angeles International Airport’s trade with the world rose 6.98 percent, from $104.15 billion to $111.42 billion through the first 11 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 $3.86 trillion, with exports at $1.53 trillion and imports at $2.33 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 8.64 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.46 percent and imports rose 8.77 percent.
Los Angeles International Airport ranked No. 9 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through November of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 9. It finished No. 9 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 November Los Angeles International Airport’s top trade parters were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Hong Kong, Japan, India and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 China rose 15.17 percent to $29.38 billion.
Exports rose 17.42 percent to $8.04 billion. Imports rose 14.34 percent to $21.34 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 16.63 percent to $8.34 billion.
Exports rose 15.22 percent to $5.13 billion. Imports rose 18.95 percent to $3.21 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 India rose 25.45 percent to $8 billion.
Exports rose 23.83 percent to $4.07 billion. Imports rose 27.18 percent to $3.93 billion.
- Trade with No. 4 Hong Kong fell 22.75 percent to $5.95 billion.
Exports fell 24.36 percent to $5.48 billion. Imports rose 3.25 percent to $462.11 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 1.21 percent to $4.74 billion.
Exports rose 20.1 percent to $2.93 billion. Imports fell 19.33 percent to $1.81 billion.
Los Angeles International Airport’s top five trading partners through November accounted for 50.62 percent of its trade with the world.
Los Angeles International Airport had trade surpluses with 154 countries and deficits with 76 through November. That compares with 147 surpluses and 80 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through November of this year were with Hong Kong, $5.02 billion; Japan, $1.92 billion; and Switzerland, $1.68 billion. The top three deficits through November of this year were with China, $13.29 billion; Thailand, $1.62 billion; and Malaysia, $1.58 billion.
Through November it’s top exports were Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Diamonds, not mounted; Gold; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, in that order. Those accounted for 37.27 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Cell phones, related equipment; Diamonds, not mounted; Computer chips; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 47.17 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Los Angeles International Airport’s exports:
- Computer chips fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $5.47 billion.
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 1.85 percent compared to last year to $5.31 billion.
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 2.75 percent compared to last year to $4.6 billion.
- Gold fell 43.69 percent compared to last year to $2.45 billion.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 26.82 percent compared to last year to $2.27 billion.
On the import side:
- Computers rose 2.34 percent compared to last year to $8.69 billion.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 38.27 percent compared to last year to $6.91 billion.
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 23.97 percent compared to last year to $4.68 billion.
- Computer chips rose 10.1 percent compared to last year to $3.88 billion.
- Value added to a returned import rose 8.3 percent compared to last year to $2.96 billion.
Last year Los Angeles International Airport posted total trade with the world of $102.87 billion. The Port’s surplus was $953.89 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $51.91 billion and imports came to $50.96 billion.