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Table 12.V.D

Top 10 Air Trade Commodities in the NY/NJ Region
Revenue Freight In Short Tons
2014

 
     
  Rank
Commodities
Total Imports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
138,170
$15,752,489
18.7
14.1
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
73,675
$10,536,970
10.0
9.4
 
 
3
Fish & Seafood
61,898
$444,679
8.4
0.4
 
 
4
Woven Apparel
59,315
$3,028,715
8.0
2.7
 
 
5
Knit Apparel
51,622
$1,797,326
7.0
1.6
 
 
6
Optical, Medical Instruments
38,021
$7,567,058
5.2
6.8
 
 
7
Plastic
24,007
$673,315
3.3
0.6
 
 
8
Footwear
22,480
$1,387,661
3.0
1.2
 
 
9
Pharmaceutical Products
18,245
$9,574,413
2.5
8.6
 
 
10
Vegetables
17,608
$46,021
2.4
0.0
 
 
All Others
233,610
$61,017,190
31.6
54.6
 
 
Total
738,650
$111,825,838
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
85,914
$9,211,542
15.4
9.3
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
46,887
$8,973,887
8.4
9.0
 
 
3
Optical, Medical Instruments
36,812
$7,430,276
6.6
7.5
 
 
4
Plastics
34,259
$859,821
6.2
0.9
 
 
5
Books and Newspapers
25,033
$615,000
4.5
0.6
 
 
6
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
23,976
$699,271
4.3
0.7
 
 
7
Fish & Seafood
22,357
$243,162
4.0
0.3
 
 
8
Iron & Steel Products
21,537
$396,293
3.9
0.4
 
 
9
Vehicles, Not Railway
18,714
$527,902
3.4
0.5
 
 
10
Misc. Chemical Products
16,531
$843,562
3.0
0.9
 
 
All Others
225,083
$69,471,335
40.4
70.0
 
 
Total
557,104
$99,272,050
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Imports and Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
224,084
$24,964,031
17.3
11.8
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
120,562
$19,510,857
9.3
9.2
 
 
3
Fish and Seafood
84,255
$687,841
6.5
0.3
 
 
4
Optical, Medical Instruments
74,833
$14,997,334
5.8
7.1
 
 
5
Woven Apparel
66,498
$3,262,560
5.1
1.5
 
 
6
Plastic
58,267
$1,533,136
4.5
0.7
 
 
7
Knit Apparel
55,941
$1,940,019
4.3
0.9
 
 
8
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
38,494
$1,217,450
3.0
0.6
 
 
9
Vehicles, Not Railway
31,318
$866,907
2.4
0.4
 
 
10
Pharmaceutical Products
31,132
$14,362,810
2.4
6.8
 
 
All Others
510,371
$127,754,945
39.4
60.6
 
 
Total
1,295,754
$211,097,889
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
     
 

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Source:
The Port Authority of NY-NJ, 2014 Airport Traffic Report

 

 

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