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Anchorage International Airport, Alaska

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade totaled $3.83 billion for the month of February, $7.98 billion through February 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$2.01 B
2Malaysia$1.41 B
3Japan$841.89 M
4South Korea$802.25 M
5Taiwan$790.48 M
6Hong Kong$611.27 M
7Philippines$404.51 M
8Thailand$402.47 M
9Singapore$333.06 M
10Vietnam$121.83 M

Overall Rank

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade decreases 11.28 percent through February

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s trade with the world fell 11.28 percent, from $8.99 billion to $7.98 billion through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska ranked No. 25 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top trade parters 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 31.38 percent to $2.01 billion.
    Exports fell 15.5 percent to $408.77 million. Imports fell 34.53 percent to $1.6 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Malaysia fell 23.87 percent to $1.41 billion.
    Exports rose 12.38 percent to $175.69 million. Imports fell 27.22 percent to $1.23 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan fell 14.55 percent to $841.89 million.
    Exports fell 18.16 percent to $539.13 million. Imports fell 7.27 percent to $302.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 18.9 percent to $802.25 million.
    Exports fell 13.29 percent to $204.76 million. Imports rose 36.23 percent to $597.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 39.01 percent to $790.48 million.
    Exports rose 1.01 percent to $170.19 million. Imports rose 55 percent to $620.28 million.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 73.3 percent of its trade with the world.

Anchorage International Airport, Alaska had trade surpluses with 65 countries and deficits with 76 through February. That compares with 67 surpluses and 61 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Hong Kong, $546.04 million; Japan, $236.37 million; and Singapore, $177.5 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $1.19 billion; Malaysia, $1.06 billion; and Taiwan, $450.09 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Cell phones, related equipment; Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 42.14 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 61.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 28.78 percent compared to last year to $406.47 million.
  • Computer chips fell 11.54 percent compared to last year to $252.99 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 23.51 percent compared to last year to $252.48 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 10.33 percent compared to last year to $132.48 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 0.33 percent compared to last year to $105.8 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer chips fell 22.57 percent compared to last year to $1.24 billion.
  • Computer parts fell 11.97 percent compared to last year to $767.84 million.
  • Computers rose 2.63 percent compared to last year to $500.83 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 0.27 percent compared to last year to $411.07 million.
  • Unrecorded media for audio fell 48.04 percent compared to last year to $333.32 million.

Last year Anchorage International Airport, Alaska posted total trade with the world of $57.49 billion. The Port’s deficit was $20.79 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $18.35 billion and imports came to $39.14 billion.