|1||Optical fibers||$1.37 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$466,996|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$223,748|
|5||Medical equipment for physicals||$171,999|
|6||Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts||$143,347|
|7||Knives & Blades For Machines & Appliances, B 8208||$120,340|
|8||Amplifiers, speakers, microphones||$117,952|
|9||Fishing rods, tackle, nets, decoys||$97,430|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$2.43 M|
|2||Caulking compounds, glaziers putty||$284,774|
|3||Plastic baths, washbasins, toilets||$87,928|
|4||Prepared glues and adhesives||$78,346|
|5||Misc. plastic articles||$67,681|
|6||Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film||$67,434|
|7||Bit Mix Fr Nat Asph, Nat Bit,Pet Bit,Min Tar 2715||$49,302|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$48,639|
|9||Misc. builders' plastics||$47,616|
Boise International Airport’s trade increases 4.18 percent through September
Boise International Airport’s trade with the world rose 4.18 percent, from $7.13 million to $7.42 million 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.
Boise International Airport ranked No. 306 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 Boise International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Romania, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Norway, Romania, China, United Kingdom and Japan, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Belgium rose 14688 percent to $2.26 million.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.26 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 1146.77 percent to $2.19 million.
Exports rose 1135.55 percent to $813,304. Imports rose 1153.51 percent to $1.37 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Romania rose 27.38 percent to $479,122.
Exports rose 27.38 percent to $479,122. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 102.92 percent to $453,435.
Exports rose 94.28 percent to $427,732. Imports rose 682.91 percent to $25,703.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 2.12 percent to $297,125.
Exports rose 2.12 percent to $297,125. There were no imports.
Boise International Airport’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 76.4 percent of its trade with the world.
Boise International Airport had trade surpluses with 23 countries and deficits with eight through September. That compares with 28 surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with Romania, $479,122; Germany, $402,029; and United Kingdom, $297,125. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Belgium, $2.26 million; Canada, $560,654; and Czech Republic, $45,552.
Through September its top exports were Optical fibers; Printed circuits; Civilian aircraft, parts; Value added to a returned import; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 77.32 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Caulking compounds, glaziers putty; Plastic baths, washbasins, toilets; Prepared glues and adhesives; and Misc. plastic articles, accounting for 78.11 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Boise International Airport’s exports:
- Optical fibers rose 15.2 percent compared to last year to $1.37 million.
- Printed circuits rose 132.41 percent compared to last year to $583,723.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 999.12 percent compared to last year to $466,996.
- Value added to a returned import rose 858.77 percent compared to last year to $223,748.
- Medical equipment for physicals rose 420.66 percent compared to last year to $171,999.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 9887.76 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
- Caulking compounds, glaziers putty rose 4415.21 percent compared to last year to $284,774.
- Plastic baths, washbasins, toilets rose 1249.83 percent compared to last year to $87,928.
- Prepared glues and adhesives rose 599.02 percent compared to last year to $78,346.
- Misc. plastic articles rose 1364.32 percent compared to last year to $67,681.
Last year Boise International Airport posted total trade with the world of $8.94 million. The Port’s deficit was $928,750. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Norway, Canada, Romania, China and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $4.01 million and imports came to $4.94 million.