|1||Optical fibers||$1.01 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$407,055|
|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||$2.41 M|
|2||Caulking compounds, glaziers putty||$248,585|
|3||Plastic baths, washbasins, toilets||$80,886|
|4||Prepared glues and adhesives||$78,346|
|5||Misc. plastic articles||$64,970|
|6||Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film||$61,529|
|7||Bit Mix Fr Nat Asph, Nat Bit,Pet Bit,Min Tar 2715||$49,302|
|8||Plastic boxes, containers||$41,975|
|9||Misc. builders' plastics||$35,469|
|10||Plastic plates, sheet, film||$32,076|
Boise International Airport’s trade decreases 0.62 percent through August
Boise International Airport’s trade with the world fell 0.62 percent, from $6.77 million to $6.73 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.
Boise International Airport ranked No. 303 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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 August 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, Japan and United Kingdom, 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 1755.69 percent to $1.97 million.
Exports rose 1035.69 percent to $747,567. Imports rose 2934.48 percent to $1.22 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Romania rose 45.05 percent to $472,842.
Exports rose 45.05 percent to $472,842. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 126.75 percent to $409,297.
Exports rose 116.45 percent to $383,594. Imports rose 682.91 percent to $25,703.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 18.66 percent to $294,212.
Exports rose 18.66 percent to $294,212. There were no imports.
Boise International Airport’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 80.21 percent of its trade with the world.
Boise International Airport had trade surpluses with 22 countries and deficits with eight through August. That compares with 28 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Romania, $472,842; Germany, $357,891; and United Kingdom, $294,212. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Belgium, $2.26 million; Canada, $472,475; and Thailand, $22,802.
Through August 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 75.83 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 80.34 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Boise International Airport’s exports:
- Optical fibers fell 3.39 percent compared to last year to $1.01 million.
- Printed circuits rose 187.26 percent compared to last year to $577,443.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 858.05 percent compared to last year to $407,055.
- 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 11019 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
- Caulking compounds, glaziers putty totaled $248,585. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Plastic baths, washbasins, toilets totaled $80,886. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Prepared glues and adhesives totaled $78,346. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Misc. plastic articles rose 23963 percent compared to last year to $64,970.
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.