Top Exports From Jacksonville/TampaTotal Exports From Jacksonville/Tampa: $5,760,856,181
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$2,137,187,184|
|2||Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers||$648,997,090|
|3||Motor vehicle parts||$169,997,161|
|4||Electric generating sets, rotary converters||$117,343,987|
|6||Yachts and other boats||$78,054,891|
|7||Motor vehicles for transporting goods||$77,269,669|
|8||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$76,004,305|
|9||Chemical woodpulp, not dissolving grade||$74,279,817|
|10||Polyamides, primary forms||$70,668,800|
Top Imports To Jacksonville/TampaTotal Imports To Jacksonville/Tampa: $6,921,919,957
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$1,599,326,653|
|2||Oil, not crude||$1,052,996,132|
|3||Refined copper, alloys, unwrought||$906,554,079|
|5||Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry||$292,697,566|
|6||Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified||$111,431,025|
|7||Imports of returned exports||$95,274,630|
|8||Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel||$72,461,588|
|9||Motor vehicles for transporting goods||$70,233,521|
|10||Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin||$70,118,920|
Top Jacksonville/Tampa Trading PartnersTotal Jacksonville/Tampa trade: $12,682,776,138
|7||UNITED ARAB EMIRATES||$563,182,379|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Jacksonville/Tampa’s trade increases 2.00 percent through April
Jacksonville/Tampa’s trade with the world rose to $12,682,776,138 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 2.00 percent increases the Customs district’s total trade during the same time period last year. The district’s exports increased 0.08 percent while imports rose 3.65 percent.
Through April the district’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 China. Through the first four months of the last year, top five spots were held by Japan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, China and Chile, respectively.
Taking a closer look at the leading trade partners with Jacksonville/Tampa:
- No.1 Japan’s trade fell -14.04 percent to $1,772,325,909.
Exports rose 27.45 percent to $125,933,382. Imports fell -16.13 percent to $1,646,392,527.
- No.2 Brazil’s trade rose 18.06 percent to $1,221,101,937.
Exports rose 15.83 percent to $889,037,685. Imports rose 24.47 percent to $332,064,252.
- No.3 Chile’s trade rose 58.66 percent to $1,000,015,890.
Exports fell -19.32 percent to $65,181,705. Imports rose 70.12 percent to $934,834,185.
- No.4 Saudi Arabia’s trade fell -17.81 percent to $951,288,857.
Exports fell -15.76 percent to $925,220,482. Imports fell -55.85 percent to $26,068,375.
- No.5 China’s trade rose 2.55 percent to $835,564,007.
Exports fell -1.74 percent to $133,542,136. Imports rose 3.40 percent to $702,021,871.
Jacksonville/Tampa’s top five trading partners through April accounted for 45.58 percent of its trade with the world. The U.S. average for the same period was 53.19 percent.
Jacksonville/Tampa had trade surpluses with 123 countries and deficits with 65 through April. That compares with 122 surpluses and 64 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through April of this year were with Saudi Arabia, $899,152,107; United Arab Emirates, $561,916,177; and Brazil, $556,973,433. The top three deficits were with Japan ($1,520,459,145), Chile ($869,652,480) and China ($568,479,735).
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093 as imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five trade districts so far this year, by value, are Los Angeles, New York City, Laredo, Houston and Detroit. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
Jacksonville/Tampa’s top five exports by value through April were motor vehicles for transporting people; misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; motor vehicle parts; electric generating sets, rotary converters; and aircraft, in that order. Those accounted for 54.88 percent of its total outbound trade. The value of the district’s top five imports, motor vehicles for transporting people; oil, not crude; refined copper, alloys, unwrought; ammonia; and travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, accounted for 61.10 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Jacksonville/Tampa exports:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 7.59 percent compared to last year to $2,137,187,184.
- Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers fell -23.64 percent compared to last year to $648,997,090.
- Motor vehicle parts fell -12.72 percent compared to last year to $169,997,161.
- Electric generating sets, rotary converters rose 56.73 percent compared to last year to $117,343,987.
- Aircraft fell -1.93 percent compared to last year to $88,007,058.
On the import side:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell -12.27 percent compared to last year to $1,599,326,653.
- Oil, not crude fell -20.66 percent compared to last year to $1,052,996,132.
- Refined copper, alloys, unwrought rose 74.65 percent compared to last year to $906,554,079.
- Ammonia rose 90.83 percent compared to last year to $377,566,991.
- Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry fell -3.71 percent compared to last year to $292,697,566.
Last year the Jacksonville/Tampa district posted total trade with the world of $37,468,042,982. The district’s deficit was $-3,338,276,794. At year end, the region’s top five partners were Japan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, China and Chile. Exports totaled $17,064,883,094 and imports came to $20,403,159,888.