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Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade totaled $39.61 million for the month of February, $43.91 million through February 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
1France$20.07 M
2Canada$8 M
3China$6.56 M
4Ireland$5.86 M
5Japan$1.47 M
6Germany$345,966
7Italy$321,383
8Sweden$232,893
9United Kingdom$184,225
10Mexico$140,555

Overall Rank

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade increases 299.21 percent through February

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade with the world rose 299.21 percent, from $11 million to $43.91 million 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.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. ranked No. 181 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 Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top trade parters were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, Italy, United Kingdom and Sweden, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France rose 75842 percent to $20.07 million.
    Exports rose 145.93 percent to $64,991. Imports totaled $20 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 11252 percent to $8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 11731 percent to $8 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 15.82 percent to $6.56 million.
    Exports fell 16.66 percent to $268,694. Imports fell 15.79 percent to $6.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland totaled $5.86 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 51.96 percent to $1.47 million.
    Exports rose 27.38 percent to $1.22 million. Imports rose 3813.74 percent to $245,470.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 95.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. had trade surpluses with 25 countries and deficits with eight through February. That compares with 30 surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Japan, $977,272; Italy, $321,383; and Germany, $274,388. The top three deficits through February of this year were with France, $19.94 million; Canada, $8 million; and China, $6.02 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools; Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806; Glass fibers, glass yarn; Miscellaneous machines, parts; and Misc. natural polymers, in that order. Those accounted for 97.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; and Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc., accounting for 99.05 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools rose 6.48 percent compared to last year to $3.07 million.
  • Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806 rose 205.34 percent compared to last year to $118,217.
  • Glass fibers, glass yarn totaled $48,714. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $44,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. natural polymers totaled $37,998. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $20 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 16616 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 18.35 percent compared to last year to $6 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages totaled $5.86 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. rose 193.53 percent compared to last year to $284,191.

Last year Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. posted total trade with the world of $112.92 million. The Port’s surplus was $78.51 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $95.71 million and imports came to $17.21 million.