|1||Civilian aircraft, parts||$772.76 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$7.17 M|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$3.33 M|
|4||Electric sound or visual signaling equipment||$2.19 M|
|5||Medicines in individual dosages||$1.9 M|
|6||Computer chips||$1.38 M|
|7||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$1.28 M|
|8||Navigational equipment||$1.13 M|
|9||Miscellaneous machine parts||$1.11 M|
|10||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$925,111|
|1||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$718.36 M|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$125.07 M|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$6.67 M|
|4||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$5.82 M|
|5||Carboxyamide- or amide-function compounds||$2.39 M|
|6||Insulated wire, cable||$1.7 M|
|7||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$1.61 M|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.28 M|
|9||Compressors and pumps||$956,664|
|10||Breathing Appliances & Gas Masks Nesoi; Parts 9020||$924,378|
Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade increases 2.29 percent through October
Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s trade with the world rose 2.29 percent, from $1.64 billion to $1.68 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Kansas City International Airport, Kan. ranked No. 131 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 128. It finished No. 132 in the last full year.
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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through October Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Ireland . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, France, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom and Germany, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 37.2 percent to $815.62 million.
Exports fell 40.04 percent to $771.38 million. Imports rose 256.93 percent to $44.24 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Germany rose 2079.75 percent to $720.03 million.
Exports rose 69.82 percent to $4.41 million. Imports rose 2251.17 percent to $715.62 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 395.51 percent to $78.06 million.
Exports rose 25.08 percent to $75,824. Imports rose 396.94 percent to $77.99 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 4.93 percent to $7.09 million.
Exports fell 60.45 percent to $1.16 million. Imports rose 55 percent to $5.93 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Ireland rose 212.75 percent to $6.73 million.
Exports fell 17 percent to $27,976. Imports rose 216.4 percent to $6.7 million.
Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.92 percent of its trade with the world.
Kansas City International Airport, Kan. had trade surpluses with 34 countries and deficits with 38 through October. That compares with 57 surpluses and 33 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $727.14 million; Singapore, $3.76 million; and United Arab Emirates, $3.35 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $711.21 million; Brazil, $77.91 million; and Ireland, $6.67 million.
Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Value added to a returned import; Electric sound or visual signaling equipment; and Medicines in individual dosages, in that order. Those accounted for 98.52 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Medicines in individual dosages; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; and Carboxyamide- or amide-function compounds, accounting for 97.53 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Kansas City International Airport, Kan.’s exports:
- Civilian aircraft, parts fell 42.69 percent compared to last year to $772.76 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 47.72 percent compared to last year to $7.17 million.
- Value added to a returned import fell 13.36 percent compared to last year to $3.33 million.
- Electric sound or visual signaling equipment fell 77.26 percent compared to last year to $2.19 million.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 65.37 percent compared to last year to $1.9 million.
On the import side:
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 515.56 percent compared to last year to $718.36 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 79.17 percent compared to last year to $125.07 million.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 214.86 percent compared to last year to $6.67 million.
- Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors rose 62.89 percent compared to last year to $5.82 million.
- Carboxyamide- or amide-function compounds rose 3751.83 percent compared to last year to $2.39 million.
Last year Kansas City International Airport, Kan. posted total trade with the world of $1.46 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.28 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.37 billion and imports came to $87.15 million.