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Anchorage International Airport, Alaska

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade totaled $5.27 billion for the month of September, $42.56 billion through September of 2019, and $65.84 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1China$10.51 B
2Malaysia$7.87 B
3Japan$4.58 B
4South Korea$4.4 B
5Taiwan$3.5 B
6Hong Kong$2.47 B
7Singapore$2.09 B
8Philippines$1.92 B
9Thailand$1.76 B
10Vietnam$802.9 M

Overall Rank

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade decreases 13.9 percent through September

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 13.9 percent, from $49.43 billion to $42.56 billion through the first nine months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska ranked No. 23 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September of 2019.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through September Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 38.45 percent to $10.51 billion.
    Exports fell 10.06 percent to $2.73 billion. Imports fell 44.58 percent to $7.78 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Malaysia fell 4.86 percent to $7.87 billion.
    Exports rose 18.19 percent to $936.51 million. Imports fell 7.3 percent to $6.94 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan fell 11.06 percent to $4.58 billion.
    Exports fell 14.4 percent to $2.91 billion. Imports fell 4.56 percent to $1.66 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 22.26 percent to $4.4 billion.
    Exports rose 13.78 percent to $1.52 billion. Imports rose 27.24 percent to $2.89 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 11.94 percent to $3.5 billion.
    Exports rose 1.16 percent to $874.92 million. Imports rose 16.06 percent to $2.62 billion.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 72.52 percent of its trade with the world.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska had trade surpluses with 86 countries and deficits with 90 through September. That compares with 89 surpluses and 88 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Hong Kong, $2.2 billion; Japan, $1.25 billion; and Singapore, $907.19 million. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Malaysia, $6 billion; China, $5.06 billion; and Taiwan, $1.75 billion.

Through September its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Computer chips; Frozen fish; and Zinc ores and concentrates, in that order. Those accounted for 40.4 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer chips; Computer parts; Computers; Cell phones, related equipment; and Unrecorded media for audio, accounting for 62.5 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 10.5 percent compared to last year to $1.9 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 3.24 percent compared to last year to $1.53 billion.
  • Computer chips fell 14.84 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
  • Frozen fish fell 6.31 percent compared to last year to $1.03 billion.
  • Zinc ores and concentrates fell 13.48 percent compared to last year to $809.36 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer chips fell 5.67 percent compared to last year to $7.01 billion.
  • Computer parts fell 37.5 percent compared to last year to $2.83 billion.
  • Computers fell 21.5 percent compared to last year to $2.52 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 8.75 percent compared to last year to $2.49 billion.
  • Unrecorded media for audio fell 36.85 percent compared to last year to $1.83 billion.

Last year Anchorage International Airport, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $65.84 billion. The Port’s deficit was $23.56 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Exports totaled $21.14 billion and imports came to $44.7 billion.

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