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Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade totaled $97.76 million for the month of August, $111.24 million through August of 2019, and $294.5 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
1Switzerland$97.91 M
2Germany$2.99 M
3Canada$2.75 M
4Hong Kong$1.85 M
5China$1.21 M
6Mexico$1.16 M
7India$371,566
8United Arab Emirates$234,444
9The Netherlands$185,156
10Peru$146,438

Overall Rank

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade decreases 56.05 percent through August

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s trade with the world fell 56.05 percent, from $253.07 million to $111.24 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.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. ranked No. 204 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 Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Switzerland, Japan, Greece and Hong Kong, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Switzerland rose 2.61 percent to $97.91 million.
    Exports rose 183.95 percent to $12,352. Imports rose 2.6 percent to $97.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 1566.64 percent to $2.99 million.
    Exports rose 8808.99 percent to $2.8 million. Imports rose 28.83 percent to $190,923.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada rose 348.61 percent to $2.75 million.
    Exports rose 445.98 percent to $126,941. Imports rose 344.77 percent to $2.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hong Kong fell 42.61 percent to $1.85 million.
    Exports fell 42.61 percent to $1.85 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 99.13 percent to $1.21 million.
    Exports fell 13.66 percent to $138,177. Imports fell 99.23 percent to $1.07 million.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 95.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. had trade surpluses with 50 countries and deficits with 17 through August. That compares with 49 surpluses and 16 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Germany, $2.61 million; Hong Kong, $1.85 million; and Mexico, $374,052. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Switzerland, $97.88 million; Canada, $2.5 million; and China, $932,564.

Through August its top exports were Amine-function compounds; Power supplies, transformers; Parts for electrical supplies; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; and Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 79.28 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; Value added to a returned import; Video game consoles; and Leather shoes, accounting for 97.72 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Harrisburg International Airport, Pa.’s exports:

  • Amine-function compounds totaled $2.64 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 49.46 percent compared to last year to $1.47 million.
  • Parts for electrical supplies fell 41.45 percent compared to last year to $1.43 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 33.06 percent compared to last year to $565,553.
  • Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery fell 46.98 percent compared to last year to $372,403.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 2.63 percent compared to last year to $97.88 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. totaled $1.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 980.17 percent compared to last year to $898,046.
  • Video game consoles totaled $481,867. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Leather shoes fell 30.87 percent compared to last year to $406,743.

Last year Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. posted total trade with the world of $294.5 million. The Port’s deficit was $250.17 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan and Greece. Exports totaled $22.16 million and imports came to $272.33 million.