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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade totaled $5.57 billion for the month of February, $10.63 billion through February 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$2.46 B
2South Korea$1.89 B
3China$1.39 B
4Japan$461.81 M
5United Kingdom$436.78 M
6Taiwan$420.11 M
7France$355.76 M
8Germany$336.21 M
9Singapore$246.84 M
10Thailand$175.47 M

Overall Rank

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade increases 25.13 percent through February

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s trade with the world rose 25.13 percent, from $8.5 billion to $10.63 billion 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.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas ranked No. 17 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 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, 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, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Vietnam rose 760.77 percent to $2.46 billion.
    Exports rose 15.54 percent to $61.26 million. Imports rose 930.23 percent to $2.4 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 55.09 percent to $1.89 billion.
    Exports fell 23.1 percent to $574.32 million. Imports rose 178.32 percent to $1.32 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 29.48 percent to $1.39 billion.
    Exports rose 8.84 percent to $358.16 million. Imports fell 37.14 percent to $1.04 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 18.28 percent to $461.81 million.
    Exports fell 23.75 percent to $315.4 million. Imports fell 3.35 percent to $146.41 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 31.86 percent to $436.78 million.
    Exports rose 69.06 percent to $179.31 million. Imports rose 14.33 percent to $257.47 million.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 62.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas had trade surpluses with 101 countries and deficits with 62 through February. That compares with 101 surpluses and 60 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Taiwan, $303 million; Japan, $168.99 million; and Saudi Arabia, $160.67 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Vietnam, $2.34 billion; South Korea, $744.68 million; and China, $677.07 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Cell phones, related equipment; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 64.71 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Value added to a returned import; and Plasma, vaccines, blood, accounting for 76.39 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips fell 12.22 percent compared to last year to $839.8 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 55.09 percent compared to last year to $793.91 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 34.02 percent compared to last year to $440.75 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 2.07 percent compared to last year to $284.38 million.
  • Computers rose 12.81 percent compared to last year to $119.16 million.

On the import side:

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 103.71 percent compared to last year to $4.16 billion.
  • Computers rose 4.09 percent compared to last year to $299.38 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 50.03 percent compared to last year to $287.45 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 29.95 percent compared to last year to $259.59 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 46.21 percent compared to last year to $192.51 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $21.79 billion and imports came to $30.78 billion.