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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade totaled $5.94 billion for the month of August, $39.37 billion through August of 2019, and $55.03 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Vietnam$6.64 B
2China$6.15 B
3South Korea$5.5 B
4Japan$1.95 B
5Taiwan$1.88 B
6United Kingdom$1.82 B
7Germany$1.47 B
8France$1.34 B
9Singapore$1.22 B
10Ireland$1.01 B

Overall Rank

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade increases 7.05 percent through August

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade with the world rose 7.05 percent, from $36.78 billion to $39.37 billion 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.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas ranked No. 21 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 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Vietnam rose 273.56 percent to $6.64 billion.
    Exports rose 32.79 percent to $318.32 million. Imports rose 311.09 percent to $6.32 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 29.43 percent to $6.15 billion.
    Exports rose 0.15 percent to $1.62 billion. Imports fell 36.16 percent to $4.53 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea rose 3.28 percent to $5.5 billion.
    Exports fell 12.73 percent to $2.52 billion. Imports rose 22.25 percent to $2.98 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 6.92 percent to $1.95 billion.
    Exports fell 15.2 percent to $1.16 billion. Imports rose 8.77 percent to $786.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan rose 23.04 percent to $1.88 billion.
    Exports rose 22.34 percent to $1.54 billion. Imports rose 26.26 percent to $346.4 million.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 56.17 percent of its trade with the world.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas had trade surpluses with 129 countries and deficits with 67 through August. That compares with 122 surpluses and 67 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Taiwan, $1.19 billion; Singapore, $603.35 million; and The Netherlands, $512.8 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Vietnam, $6 billion; China, $2.92 billion; and Ireland, $929.84 million.

Through August its top exports were Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Cell phones, related equipment; and Aircraft engines, engine parts, in that order. Those accounted for 62.91 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Cell phones, related equipment; Value added to a returned import; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Computers; and Plasma, vaccines, blood, accounting for 69.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s exports:

  • Computer chips fell 11.03 percent compared to last year to $3.34 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 6.68 percent compared to last year to $2.64 billion.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 13.81 percent compared to last year to $2.06 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 7.28 percent compared to last year to $1.32 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 27.11 percent compared to last year to $641.87 million.

On the import side:

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 22.94 percent compared to last year to $11.9 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 48.38 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 57.6 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Computers fell 9.69 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 8.8 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.

Last year Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas posted total trade with the world of $55.03 billion. The Port’s deficit was $7.71 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $23.66 billion and imports came to $31.37 billion.