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Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade totaled $62.38 million for the month of October, $485.41 million through October of 2018, and $629.94 million for all of 2017, 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
1United Kingdom$164.34 M
2India$84.55 M
3Egypt$51.72 M
4Iraq$22.13 M
5Germany$20.95 M
6Madagascar$10.86 M
7Chad$8.2 M
8Switzerland$8.07 M
9Brazil$7.42 M
10Afghanistan$6.42 M

Overall Rank

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade decreases 8.64 percent through October

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade with the world fell 8.64 percent, from $531.32 million to $485.41 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. ranked No. 165 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 163. It finished No. 164 in the last full year.

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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 India, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 Iraq and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India and Poland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 67.57 percent to $164.34 million.
    Exports rose 83.49 percent to $153.9 million. Imports fell 26.47 percent to $10.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 India rose 28.07 percent to $84.55 million.
    Exports rose 84.69 percent to $21.84 million. Imports rose 15.71 percent to $62.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Egypt fell 26.46 percent to $51.72 million.
    Exports fell 26.46 percent to $51.72 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Iraq rose 3384.03 percent to $22.13 million.
    Exports rose 3384.03 percent to $22.13 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 29.09 percent to $20.95 million.
    Exports fell 3.4 percent to $12.6 million. Imports fell 49.39 percent to $8.35 million.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 70.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. had trade surpluses with 80 countries and deficits with 38 through October. That compares with 91 surpluses and 37 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $143.45 million; Egypt, $51.72 million; and Iraq, $22.13 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with India, $40.88 million; Madagascar, $10.86 million; and Switzerland, $7.34 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Aircraft engines, engine parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 60.44 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Vanilla Beans; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Sutures, dental cements, etc.; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 67.91 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 261.15 percent compared to last year to $103.93 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 35.94 percent compared to last year to $67.88 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 424.41 percent compared to last year to $19.02 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 39.62 percent compared to last year to $12.62 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 54.98 percent compared to last year to $8.84 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 2.4 percent compared to last year to $40.53 million.
  • Vanilla Beans fell 15.52 percent compared to last year to $24.86 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 34.77 percent compared to last year to $12.32 million.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. rose 203.43 percent compared to last year to $6.98 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 56.9 percent compared to last year to $6.42 million.

Last year Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. posted total trade with the world of $287.26 million. The Port’s surplus was $44.92 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $166.09 million and imports came to $121.17 million.