Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s trade totaled $2.08 million for the month of June, $26.24 million through June of 2020, and $38.08 million for all of 2019, 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$12.43 M
2China$5.94 M
3Canada$5.39 M
4Italy$816,123
5Cambodia$758,386
6Indonesia$230,646
7Spain$127,256
8France$120,089
9Germany$95,431
10Singapore$92,593

Overall Rank

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s trade increases 147.81 percent through June

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s trade with the world rose 147.81 percent, from $10.59 million to $26.24 million through the first six months of 2020 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich. ranked No. 261 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

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 June Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Cambodia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by The Netherlands, Israel, China, Canada and Saudi Arabia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Vietnam rose 432601 percent to $12.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 432601 percent to $12.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 262.13 percent to $5.94 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 262.13 percent to $5.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada rose 311.14 percent to $5.39 million.
    Exports fell 37.33 percent to $75,352. Imports rose 346.35 percent to $5.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy rose 877.38 percent to $816,123.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 877.38 percent to $816,123.
  • Trade with No. 5 Cambodia totaled $758,386.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $758,386.

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 96.54 percent of its trade with the world.

Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich. had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 17 through June. That compares with 12 surpluses and 22 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Singapore, $43,153; Belgium, $5,050; and Australia, $0. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Vietnam, $12.43 million; China, $5.94 million; and Canada, $5.24 million.

Through June its top exports were Insulated wire, cable; Civilian aircraft, parts; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Sutures, dental cements, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 74.53 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Leather shoes; Electric motors, generators, not sets; LNG, other petroleum gases; Plastic shoes; and Athletic, other textile shoes, accounting for 88.09 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich.’s exports:

  • Insulated wire, cable rose 105.51 percent compared to last year to $49,311.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 98.46 percent compared to last year to $32,268.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 378.33 percent compared to last year to $15,603.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $10,666. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Sutures, dental cements, etc. fell 75 percent compared to last year to $10,450.

On the import side:

  • Leather shoes rose 87725 percent compared to last year to $7.85 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 259.25 percent compared to last year to $4.66 million.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases rose 738.34 percent compared to last year to $4.57 million.
  • Plastic shoes totaled $3.8 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Athletic, other textile shoes rose 275952 percent compared to last year to $2.1 million.

Last year Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $38.08 million. The Port’s deficit was $27.42 million. Exports totaled $5.33 million and imports came to $32.75 million.