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Top 10 Air Trade Commodities in the NY/NJ Region
Revenue Freight In Short Tons
2017

 
     
  Rank
Commodities
Total Imports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
114,985
$12,495,945
13.6
11.0
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
75,953
$10,145,534
9.0
8.9
 
 
3
Woven Apparel
73,869
$2,954,339
8.7
2.6
 
 
4
Fish & Seafood
68,568
$480,829
8.1
0.4
 
 
5
Knit Apparel
64,732
$1,781,453
7.6
1.6
 
 
6
Plastic
40,833
$960,443
4.8
0.8
 
 
7
Optical, Medical Instruments
39,388
$7,957,550
4.7
7.0
 
 
8
Perfumery, Cosmetic Products
26,142
$789,678
3.1
0.7
 
 
9
Footwear
24,122
$1,328,944
2.9
1.2
 
 
10
Vegetables
21,052
$63,948
2.5
0.1
 
 
All Others
298,209
$75,174,106
35.2
65.9
 
 
Total
847,853
$114,132,769
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
95,780
$10,053,310
18.2
11.0
 
 
2
Plastic
47,447
$1,013,585
9.0
1.1
 
 
3
Electrical Machinery
39,962
$7,283,151
7.6
8.0
 
 
4
Optical, Medical Instruments
35,316
$6,570,760
6.7
7.2
 
 
5
Fish & Seafood
23,661
$291,283
4.5
0.3
 
 
6
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
23,441
$899,821
4.4
1.0
 
 
7
Books and Newspapers
20,737
539,615
3.9
0.6
 
 
8
Misc. Chemical Products
15,267
$813,587
2.9
0.9
 
 
9
Iron & Steel Products
14,596
$419,344
2.8
0.5
 
 
10
Aircraft, Spacecraft, and Parts
12,438
$9,867,106
2.4
10.8
 
 
All Others
199,030
$53,794,116
37.7
58.7
 
 
Total
527,675
$91,545,678
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Imports and Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
210,765
$22,549,255
15.3
11.0
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
115,915
$17,428,685
8.4
8.5
 
 
3
Fish and Seafood
92,230
$772,111
6.7
0.4
 
 
4
Plastic
88,280
$1,974,028
6.4
1.0
 
 
5
Woven Apparel
78,880
$3,112,424
5.7
1.5
 
 
6
Optical, Medical Instruments
74,704
$14,528,310
5.4
7.1
 
 
7
Knit Apparel
67,984
$1,868,705
4.9
0.9
 
 
8
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
49,583
$1,689,498
3.6
0.8
 
 
9
Books and Newspapers
29,281
$769,529
2.1
0.4
 
 
10
Pharmaceutical Products
28,175
$16,696,843
2.1
8.1
 
 
All Others
539,731
$124,289,059
39.2
60.4
 
 
Total
1,375,528
$205,678,447
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
     
 

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

 
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