Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade totaled $5.93 million for the month of June, $55.62 million through June of 2020, and $161.99 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
1China$32.72 M
2Japan$7.98 M
3Poland$5.06 M
4Kuwait$3.68 M
5Germany$1.08 M
6Sweden$987,542
7Italy$745,689
8Malaysia$733,840
9Taiwan$502,714
10South Korea$279,818

Overall Rank

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade decreases 16.05 percent through June

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s trade with the world fell 16.05 percent, from $66.26 million to $55.62 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.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. ranked No. 210 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 Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Kuwait and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, France, Canada, Ireland and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China rose 44.68 percent to $32.72 million.
    Exports rose 71.65 percent to $884,407. Imports rose 44.05 percent to $31.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 102.44 percent to $7.98 million.
    Exports fell 19.81 percent to $2.81 million. Imports rose 1082.63 percent to $5.17 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Poland rose 9980.41 percent to $5.06 million.
    Exports rose 9667.41 percent to $4.9 million. Imports totaled $156,983.
  • Trade with No. 4 Kuwait totaled $3.68 million.
    Exports totaled $3.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 8.98 percent to $1.08 million.
    Exports fell 59.28 percent to $362,730. Imports rose 603.63 percent to $719,630.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 90.82 percent of its trade with the world.

Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. had trade surpluses with 26 countries and deficits with 17 through June. That compares with 32 surpluses and nine deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Poland, $4.74 million; Kuwait, $3.68 million; and Italy, $534,715. The top three deficits through June of this year were with China, $30.95 million; Japan, $2.36 million; and Malaysia, $733,840.

Through June its top exports were Drill bits, other interchangeable hand or machine tools; Navigational equipment; Civilian aircraft, parts; Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 91.85 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicle parts; Parts for heavy machinery; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Portable Elec Lamps Function By Own Energy So 8513; and Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc., accounting for 86.62 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Drill bits, other interchangeable hand or machine tools fell 32.62 percent compared to last year to $5.24 million.
  • Navigational equipment totaled $4.69 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 2134.41 percent compared to last year to $3.68 million.
  • Mineral Wools, Expanded Mineral Material & Mi 6806 rose 30.77 percent compared to last year to $417,357.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 478.03 percent compared to last year to $241,052.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicle parts rose 37.73 percent compared to last year to $29.34 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 322.55 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $1.68 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Portable Elec Lamps Function By Own Energy So 8513 totaled $1.14 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. rose 22.63 percent compared to last year to $836,715.

Last year Greater Rockford Airport, Ill. posted total trade with the world of $161.99 million. The Port’s deficit was $51.79 million. Exports totaled $55.1 million and imports came to $106.89 million.