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Denver International Airport, Colo.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade totaled $436.24 million for the month of October, $4.36 billion through October of 2018, and $4.69 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
1Canada$2.34 B
2Switzerland$532.22 M
3Germany$227.31 M
4The Netherlands$207.76 M
5United Kingdom$146.4 M
6Japan$133.19 M
7Taiwan$94.15 M
8Italy$90.42 M
9France$66.56 M
10China$63.54 M

Overall Rank

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade increases 10.55 percent through October

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s trade with the world rose 10.55 percent, from $3.95 billion to $4.36 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.

Denver International Airport, Colo. ranked No. 92 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. 92. It finished No. 93 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 Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 12.12 percent to $2.34 billion.
    Exports fell 47.31 percent to $7.95 million. Imports rose 12.55 percent to $2.33 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Switzerland rose 18.8 percent to $532.22 million.
    Exports fell 31.18 percent to $46.65 million. Imports rose 27.71 percent to $485.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 8.2 percent to $227.31 million.
    Exports fell 13.37 percent to $54.93 million. Imports fell 6.42 percent to $172.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 15.83 percent to $207.76 million.
    Exports rose 15.66 percent to $202.72 million. Imports rose 23.11 percent to $5.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 80.17 percent to $146.4 million.
    Exports rose 10.6 percent to $57.03 million. Imports rose 200.95 percent to $89.37 million.

Denver International Airport, Colo.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 79.19 percent of its trade with the world.

Denver International Airport, Colo. had trade surpluses with 107 countries and deficits with 55 through October. That compares with 99 surpluses and 53 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with The Netherlands, $197.68 million; Belgium, $57.35 million; and Japan, $54.95 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $2.32 billion; Switzerland, $438.92 million; and Germany, $117.45 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Instruments to measure flow levels, parts; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 49.15 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Value added to a returned import; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 82.49 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Denver International Airport, Colo.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 12.38 percent compared to last year to $219.91 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 20.29 percent compared to last year to $46.92 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 12.47 percent compared to last year to $43.9 million.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts rose 16.25 percent compared to last year to $43.78 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 1.55 percent compared to last year to $41.19 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 13.62 percent compared to last year to $2.32 billion.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 48.5 percent compared to last year to $251.69 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 33.88 percent compared to last year to $226.62 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 33.54 percent compared to last year to $77.83 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 11.93 percent compared to last year to $54.69 million.

Last year Denver International Airport, Colo. posted total trade with the world of $3.77 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.99 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $889.1 million and imports came to $2.88 billion.