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As the world’s principal commercial gateway to Latin American & the Caribbean, Florida is a global trade hub. Goods valued at US$153.6 billion flowed through Florida’s airports and seaports in 2019. The state is also a major producer of high-value products for the aviation, telecommunications, and medical devices sectors, and is the 7th largest export state in the U.S. with Florida-origin exports of $56 billion.

Foreign Trade Overview and Highlights

Florida International Business Highlights Annual Report (Including Top 50 Tables)
An in-depth report on Florida’s 2019 international business highlights, including employment impact; two-way merchandise trade; Florida-origin exports; top-50 rankings by country and commodity; manufactured and high-tech exports; services exports, and foreign direct investment.

Two-Way Merchandise Trade

Profiles of Florida’s Top 50 Trading Partners
Two-way trade profiles of Florida’s top 50 merchandise trading partners.

Florida-Origin Exports

Profiles of the Top 50 Markets for Florida-Origin Exports
Trade profiles of Florida’s top 50 markets for Florida-origin exports.

Florida Trade with Canada and Mexico

Florida’s merchandise trade with Canada and Mexico is generally under-reported because those goods are primarily trucked across U.S. borders.  To get a better understanding of Florida exports to these two countries, please refer to the Florida-origin export reports, above.  To learn more about the unique relationship between Florida and Canada, the states’s leading economic partner, please visit the website of the Consulate General of Canada in Miami and view the 2018 Canada-Florida Economic Impact Study.

Exports by Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overview of Florida Exports by Metropolitan Area
Exports from Florida’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs).

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment in Florida
Analysis of foreign-owned companies in Florida by world region, country, and industry.

Sources and Methodology

Learn more about how these statistics are compiled, their sources, and data definitions here.