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Miami-Dade County International Trade Report
In the most recent report, Miami-Dade International Trade 2016 (2.91 MB) prepared by DRER Research and Economic Analysis, the data showed the following:
- The county’s total international trade by value ended 2016 with positive growth, posting a 4.4% gain from one year earlier from $79.4 billion to $82.9 billion.
- The increase was fueled by total imports loaded through MIA and PortMiami, an increase of 11.8% to $40.7 billion, while total exports dropped 1.9% to $42.2 billion.
- The total inbound and outbound trade by value through PortMiami ranked 12th among all containerized seaports and through MIA ranked 5th among all airports in 2016.
- The top three trading partners with Miami-Dade County were South America; Central America and Caribbean; and Europe with total trade merchandise accounting for more than 79% of all trade.
- In the data for trade by commodity, the largest gains were seen in machinery commodities, totaling $13.5 billion in 2016 or an increase of 1.8% from 2015. Transportation ranked 2nd among all commodities, exceeding the prior year’s total of $13.02 billion by 0.5% to $13.09 billion.
- In terms of trade volume by container tonnage, PortMiami ranked 14th among all seaports in 2016.
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