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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade totaled $4.97 billion for the month of October, $46.79 billion through October of 2018, and $55.52 billion 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
1China$11.13 B
2South Korea$6.37 B
3Vietnam$2.78 B
4Japan$2.66 B
5United Kingdom$2.04 B
6Taiwan$1.97 B
7Singapore$1.74 B
8Thailand$1.61 B
9Germany$1.53 B
10France$1.37 B

Overall Rank

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade increases 3.69 percent through October

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade with the world rose 3.69 percent, from $45.12 billion to $46.79 billion 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.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas ranked No. 22 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. 21. It finished No. 21 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 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 0.89 percent to $11.13 billion.
    Exports rose 9.53 percent to $2 billion. Imports fell 2.92 percent to $9.13 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea fell 1.55 percent to $6.37 billion.
    Exports rose 1.46 percent to $3.48 billion. Imports fell 4.95 percent to $2.89 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Vietnam rose 65.83 percent to $2.78 billion.
    Exports rose 9.92 percent to $312.99 million. Imports rose 77.28 percent to $2.47 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 2.46 percent to $2.66 billion.
    Exports rose 0.51 percent to $1.73 billion. Imports rose 6.35 percent to $921.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 27.66 percent to $2.04 billion.
    Exports rose 18.66 percent to $645.71 million. Imports rose 32.31 percent to $1.39 billion.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 53.38 percent of its trade with the world.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas had trade surpluses with 129 countries and deficits with 65 through October. That compares with 131 surpluses and 64 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Taiwan, $1.29 billion; The Netherlands, $883.29 million; and Japan, $813.43 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $7.12 billion; Vietnam, $2.15 billion; and Ireland, $1.09 billion.

Through October it’s top exports were Computer chips; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; and Aircraft engines, engine parts, in that order. Those accounted for 64.31 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Value added to a returned import; and Aircraft engines, engine parts, accounting for 65.7 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips rose 7.6 percent compared to last year to $4.64 billion.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 12.92 percent compared to last year to $3.02 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 24.53 percent compared to last year to $3.02 billion.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 12.6 percent compared to last year to $1.57 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 40.99 percent compared to last year to $645.64 million.

On the import side:

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 4.62 percent compared to last year to $12.68 billion.
  • Computers fell 2.31 percent compared to last year to $1.56 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 28.87 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 0.75 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 105.5 percent compared to last year to $959.1 million.

Last year Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas posted total trade with the world of $52.57 billion. The Port’s deficit was $8.99 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $21.79 billion and imports came to $30.78 billion.