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Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade totaled $14.5 million for the month of August, $88.81 million through August of 2019, and $235.02 million 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
1China$35.83 M
2France$20.12 M
3Japan$9.93 M
4Canada$8 M
5Ireland$5.86 M
6Niger$1.32 M
7Germany$1.23 M
8Italy$1.22 M
9United Kingdom$923,256
10South Korea$681,198

Overall Rank

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade decreases 52.59 percent through August

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade with the world fell 52.59 percent, from $187.31 million to $88.81 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. ranked No. 215 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Ireland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Turkey, China, Nepal, Japan and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 24.77 percent to $35.83 million.
    Exports fell 58.04 percent to $850,718. Imports fell 23.29 percent to $34.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 8320.86 percent to $20.12 million.
    Exports fell 51.89 percent to $114,954. Imports totaled $20 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 153.39 percent to $9.93 million.
    Exports rose 23.62 percent to $4.81 million. Imports rose 21227 percent to $5.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada rose 2725.44 percent to $8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 2788.61 percent to $8 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ireland totaled $5.86 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.86 million.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 89.78 percent of its trade with the world.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. had trade surpluses with 33 countries and deficits with 11 through August. That compares with 38 surpluses and 10 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Niger, $1.32 million; Italy, $1.12 million; and Germany, $1.02 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $34.13 million; France, $19.89 million; and Canada, $8 million.

Through August its top exports were Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; and Electric ignition equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 88.55 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Medicines in individual dosages; and Parts for heavy machinery, accounting for 93.16 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s exports:

  • Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools fell 3.04 percent compared to last year to $10.32 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $690,984. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806 rose 16.78 percent compared to last year to $468,705.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. rose 1540.74 percent compared to last year to $403,737.
  • Electric ignition equipment totaled $336,045. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 19.76 percent compared to last year to $33.63 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $20 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 93.25 percent compared to last year to $8.05 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 5917.47 percent compared to last year to $5.86 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $2.35 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. posted total trade with the world of $235.02 million. The Port’s deficit was $159.56 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Turkey, China, Malta, Slovenia and Nepal. Exports totaled $37.73 million and imports came to $197.29 million.