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Table 12.V.D

Top 10 Air Trade Commodities in the NY/NJ Region
Revenue Freight In Short Tons
2013

 
     
  Rank
Commodities
Total Imports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
107,684
$14,243,513
15.4
13.6
 
 
2
Woven Apparel
72,849
$3,097,646
10.4
3.0
 
 
3
Electrical Machinery
67,455
$10,167,923
9.6
9.7
 
 
4
Knit Apparel
53,683
$1,789,866
7.7
1.7
 
 
5
Fish & Seafood
50,590
$362,469
7.2
0.4
 
 
6
Optical, Medical Instruments
34,989
$6,969,090
5.0
6.7
 
 
7
Plastic
25,215
$624,045
3.6
0.6
 
 
8
Footwear
21,206
$1,323,351
3.0
1.3
 
 
9
Vehicle, Not Railway
16,509
$397,880
2.4
0.4
 
 
10
Vegetables
15,728
$6,940,071
2.3
6.6
 
 
All Others
234,180
$58,898,778
33.4
56.2
 
 
Total
700,088
$104,814,633
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
88,502
$8,987,303
15.4
8.9
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
49,498
$8,733,563
8.6
8.7
 
 
3
Optical, Medical Instruments
39,372
$1,015,824
6.8
1.0
 
 
4
Plastics
37,988
$7,784,685
6.6
7.7
 
 
5
Iron & Steel Products
27,309
$780,249
4.7
0.8
 
 
6
Books and Newspapers
23,554
$648,550
4.1
0.7
 
 
7
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
22,390
$403,890
3.9
0.4
 
 
8
Iron & Steel
19,944
$241,761
3.5
0.2
 
 
9
Fish & Seafood
17,097
$4,848,467
3.0
4.8
 
 
10
Pharmaceutical Products
16,028
$95,658
2.8
0.1
 
 
All Others
234,507
$66,999,037
40.7
66.6
 
 
Total
576,188
$100,538,988
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
  Rank Commodities Total Imports and Exports % of Total  
  Short Tons $ in 000's Tons Dollars  
 
1
Machinery
196,186
$23,230,816
15.4
11.3
 
 
2
Electrical Machinery
116,953
$18,901,486
9.2
9.2
 
 
3
Optical, Medical Instruments
80,094
$3,363,004
6.3
1.6
 
 
4
Woven Apparel
72,978
$14,753,775
5.7
7.2
 
 
5
Fish and Seafood
70,534
$604,231
5.5
0.3
 
 
6
Plastic
64,587
$1,639,870
5.1
0.8
 
 
7
Knit Apparel
59,355
$1,967,180
4.7
1.0
 
 
8
Iron & Steel Products
42,513
$1,311,674
3.3
0.6
 
 
9
Pharmaceutical Products
32,825
$11,788,538
2.6
5.7
 
 
10
Perfumery, Cosmetics Products
29,768
$565,032
2.3
0.3
 
 
All Others
510,483
$127,238,015
40.0
62.0
 
 
Total
1,276,276
$ 205,353,620
100.0%
100.0%
 
     
     
 

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Source:
The Port Authority of NY-NJ, 2013 Airport Traffic Report

 

 

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