The countries of the Western Hemisphere, in the total represent Florida’s most important trading region. In merchandise trade alone the region accounts for 73.6% of all merchandise trade, 64.6% of all foreign visitors and 63.7% of Florida origin exports. Nine of the top 10 markets for Florida agricultural exports are located in the Americas. In terms of imports, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Colombia rank 3, 4 and 5 in top import destinations for 2013. Canadians lead (32 percent of total international sales) as the largest source of foreign residential real estate buyers in 2014 followed by Brazil (5.7 percent), Colombia (3.5 percent) and Venezuela (3.4 percent), Argentina and Peru are also in the top ten countries of origin.
Top International Countries for Visitors/
Dollars Spent from Florida’s Top 20
Top Merchandise Trading Partners from Florida’s Top 50
Florida Origin Export Destinations from Florida’s Top 50