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Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport’s trade totaled $4.72 billion for the month of September, $43.34 billion through September of 2019, and $61.78 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
1Brazil$9.04 B
2Colombia$3.36 B
3Chile$3.08 B
4China$2.32 B
5Italy$1.71 B
6Argentina$1.68 B
7Germany$1.52 B
8Costa Rica$1.48 B
9France$1.41 B
10United Kingdom$1.34 B

Overall Rank

Miami International Airport’s trade decreases 5.53 percent through September

Miami International Airport’s trade with the world fell 5.53 percent, from $45.87 billion to $43.34 billion through the first nine 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 $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Miami International Airport ranked No. 22 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through September Miami International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Brazil, Colombia, Chile, China and Singapore, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Brazil fell 8.43 percent to $9.04 billion.
    Exports rose 0.04 percent to $7.39 billion. Imports fell 33.59 percent to $1.65 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Colombia rose 0.35 percent to $3.36 billion.
    Exports rose 0.67 percent to $2.07 billion. Imports fell 0.16 percent to $1.29 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chile rose 4.65 percent to $3.08 billion.
    Exports rose 3.92 percent to $1.91 billion. Imports rose 5.87 percent to $1.17 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 14.46 percent to $2.32 billion.
    Exports fell 65.99 percent to $301.01 million. Imports rose 10.51 percent to $2.02 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 23.84 percent to $1.71 billion.
    Exports rose 34.81 percent to $1.25 billion. Imports rose 1.37 percent to $458.25 million.

Miami International Airport’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 45.02 percent of its trade with the world.

Miami International Airport had trade surpluses with 156 countries and deficits with 61 through September. That compares with 153 surpluses and 67 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Brazil, $5.74 billion; Argentina, $1.44 billion; and Paraguay, $1.22 billion. The top three deficits through September of this year were with China, $1.72 billion; France, $981.63 million; and Singapore, $715.02 million.

Through September its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, in that order. Those accounted for 48.36 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Cell phones, related equipment; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Gold; and Fish fillets, chilled or frozen, accounting for 46.45 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Miami International Airport’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 3.42 percent compared to last year to $5.71 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 5.9 percent compared to last year to $2.89 billion.
  • Computers rose 0.5 percent compared to last year to $1.72 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 18.61 percent compared to last year to $1.45 billion.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 10.86 percent compared to last year to $959.22 million.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 17.12 percent compared to last year to $2.71 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 18 percent compared to last year to $1.96 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 208.78 percent compared to last year to $1.35 billion.
  • Gold fell 49.33 percent compared to last year to $940.43 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 6.78 percent compared to last year to $932.44 million.

Last year Miami International Airport posted total trade with the world of $61.78 billion. The Port’s surplus was $11.2 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Brazil, Colombia, Chile, China and Argentina. Exports totaled $36.49 billion and imports came to $25.29 billion.

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