|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$36.89 M|
|2||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$26.32 M|
|3||Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts||$8.05 M|
|4||Misc. engines and motors, parts||$3.61 M|
|5||Miscellaneous electrical machinery||$2.14 M|
|6||Aircraft launching gear||$1.88 M|
|7||Cell phones, related equipment||$1.87 M|
|8||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$1.14 M|
|9||Medical equipment for physicals||$984,021|
|10||Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools||$940,992|
|2||Computer parts||$6.36 M|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$3.39 M|
|4||Vanilla Beans||$2 M|
|5||Value added to a returned import||$1.82 M|
|6||Sutures, dental cements, etc.||$1.12 M|
|7||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$771,495|
|8||Air conditioning machines||$521,010|
|9||Fish, fresh or chilled||$502,508|
|10||Glycosides, natural or synthetic, and salts, ether||$236,174|
Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade increases 35.94 percent through February
Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s trade with the world rose 35.94 percent, from $94.46 million to $128.41 million 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.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. ranked No. 152 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 Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 India . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, India, Egypt, Madagascar and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 90.44 percent to $63.6 million.
Exports rose 102.41 percent to $62.84 million. Imports fell 67.59 percent to $762,432.
- Trade with No. 2 Indonesia rose 10856 percent to $10.68 million.
Exports rose 13672 percent to $10.68 million. Imports fell 62.62 percent to $7,476.
- Trade with No. 3 Egypt fell 8.09 percent to $10.55 million.
Exports fell 8.09 percent to $10.55 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Ireland rose 6127.35 percent to $10.22 million.
Exports rose 180.56 percent to $346,515. Imports rose 24249 percent to $9.87 million.
- Trade with No. 5 India fell 40.12 percent to $7.19 million.
Exports fell 32.85 percent to $3.52 million. Imports fell 45.76 percent to $3.67 million.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 79.62 percent of its trade with the world.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md. had trade surpluses with 48 countries and deficits with 26 through February. That compares with 53 surpluses and 26 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $62.08 million; Indonesia, $10.67 million; and Egypt, $10.55 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Ireland, $9.52 million; South Korea, $6.6 million; and Malaysia, $2.01 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Misc. engines and motors, parts; and Miscellaneous electrical machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 79.58 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Computer parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Vanilla Beans; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 77.22 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Md.’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 327.53 percent compared to last year to $36.89 million.
- Aircraft engines, engine parts fell 15.23 percent compared to last year to $26.32 million.
- Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 14760 percent compared to last year to $8.05 million.
- Misc. engines and motors, parts rose 5137.94 percent compared to last year to $3.61 million.
- Miscellaneous electrical machinery rose 203.76 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.
On the import side:
- Computers rose 25153 percent compared to last year to $10.86 million.
- Computer parts totaled $6.36 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 21.1 percent compared to last year to $3.39 million.
- Vanilla Beans fell 78.41 percent compared to last year to $2 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 409 percent compared to last year to $1.82 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $166.09 million and imports came to $121.17 million.