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Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s trade totaled $1.62 billion for the month of February, $3.07 billion through February of 2019, and $18.03 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
1United Kingdom$491.36 M
2France$408.26 M
3Belgium$396.23 M
4Germany$309.58 M
5Japan$252.39 M
6India$145.61 M
7China$125.98 M
8Italy$120.46 M
9The Netherlands$103.04 M
10Switzerland$103.03 M

Overall Rank

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s trade increases 0.51 percent through February

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s trade with the world rose 0.51 percent, from $3.05 billion to $3.07 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.

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. ranked No. 46 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 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s top trade parters were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan and French Guiana, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom fell 22.25 percent to $491.36 million.
    Exports rose 23.77 percent to $93.23 million. Imports fell 28.48 percent to $398.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 42.55 percent to $408.26 million.
    Exports rose 71.96 percent to $334.91 million. Imports fell 19.95 percent to $73.35 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 146.36 percent to $396.23 million.
    Exports fell 24.25 percent to $55.98 million. Imports rose 291.42 percent to $340.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 6.32 percent to $309.58 million.
    Exports fell 31.61 percent to $83.15 million. Imports rose 33.52 percent to $226.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 13.69 percent to $252.39 million.
    Exports rose 21.54 percent to $105.25 million. Imports rose 8.68 percent to $147.14 million.

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 60.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. had trade surpluses with 101 countries and deficits with 60 through February. That compares with 103 surpluses and 65 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with France, $261.57 million; The Netherlands, $51.7 million; and Singapore, $42.32 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with United Kingdom, $304.9 million; Belgium, $284.26 million; and Germany, $143.29 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medical equipment for physicals; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork, in that order. Those accounted for 49.68 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Medicines in individual dosages; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 55.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 93.66 percent compared to last year to $383.02 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 11.64 percent compared to last year to $67.24 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 39.11 percent compared to last year to $66.58 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 5.74 percent compared to last year to $45.43 million.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 36.64 percent compared to last year to $35.8 million.

On the import side:

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 187.64 percent compared to last year to $344.53 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 31.21 percent compared to last year to $335.01 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds rose 887.22 percent compared to last year to $170.18 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 48.26 percent compared to last year to $138.67 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 3.26 percent compared to last year to $55.44 million.

Last year Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. posted total trade with the world of $15.91 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.91 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $5 billion and imports came to $10.91 billion.