Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade totaled $33.14 million for the month of May, $164.68 million through May of 2020, and $698.41 million for all of 2019, 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
1Egypt$22.68 M
2Italy$22.44 M
3Pakistan$20.97 M
4Finland$14.92 M
5India$14.63 M
6United Kingdom$11.46 M
7South Korea$9.62 M
8Germany$7 M
9Afghanistan$5.5 M
10China$4.62 M

Overall Rank

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade decreases 52.37 percent through May

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade with the world fell 52.37 percent, from $345.73 million to $164.68 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. ranked No. 163 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Egypt, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 India. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, India, Egypt, Afghanistan and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Egypt fell 15.27 percent to $22.68 million.
    Exports totaled $22.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy rose 1360.82 percent to $22.44 million.
    Exports fell 50.86 percent to $529,514. Imports rose 4678.85 percent to $21.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Pakistan rose 3889.27 percent to $20.97 million.
    Exports rose 3800.76 percent to $20.51 million. Imports totaled $465,367.
  • Trade with No. 4 Finland rose 3129.42 percent to $14.92 million.
    Exports rose 13732 percent to $14.78 million. Imports fell 60.99 percent to $138,546.
  • Trade with No. 5 India fell 64.45 percent to $14.63 million.
    Exports fell 89.15 percent to $3.49 million. Imports rose 24.76 percent to $11.13 million.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 58.08 percent of its trade with the world.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. had trade surpluses with 70 countries and deficits with 36 through May. That compares with 34 surpluses and 63 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Egypt, $22.68 million; Pakistan, $20.04 million; and Finland, $14.64 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Italy, $21.38 million; South Korea, $8.87 million; and India, $7.64 million.

Through May its top exports were Defense-related aircraft, parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 53.8 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were U.S. government imports; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Medicines in individual dosages; Returned exports, without change; and Vanilla Beans, accounting for 71.32 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s exports:

  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 253.34 percent compared to last year to $19.73 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 30.58 percent compared to last year to $17.84 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 91.8 percent compared to last year to $8.88 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 531.03 percent compared to last year to $5.4 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 13.48 percent compared to last year to $4.71 million.

On the import side:

  • U.S. government imports totaled $20.64 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents totaled $9 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 76.96 percent compared to last year to $6.51 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 43.93 percent compared to last year to $4.93 million.
  • Vanilla Beans fell 76.2 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.

Last year Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. posted total trade with the world of $698.41 million. The Port’s surplus was $217.25 million. Exports totaled $457.83 million and imports came to $240.58 million.