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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade totaled $787.32 million for the month of February, $1.51 billion through February of 2019, and $10.08 billion 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
1Canada$786.24 M
2China$202.51 M
3Germany$82.82 M
4United Kingdom$54.07 M
5Japan$52.18 M
6Taiwan$49.47 M
7Italy$48.02 M
8France$36.11 M
9The Netherlands$26.27 M
10South Korea$20.62 M

Overall Rank

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade decreases 17.24 percent through February

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade with the world fell 17.24 percent, from $1.83 billion to $1.51 billion 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.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. ranked No. 74 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, France, Germany and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 19.68 percent to $786.24 million.
    Exports fell 6.22 percent to $29.7 million. Imports fell 20.13 percent to $756.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 7.06 percent to $202.51 million.
    Exports fell 56.11 percent to $1.21 million. Imports fell 6.43 percent to $201.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 20.28 percent to $82.82 million.
    Exports fell 38.08 percent to $15.18 million. Imports fell 14.78 percent to $67.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 25.09 percent to $54.07 million.
    Exports fell 32.94 percent to $32.55 million. Imports fell 8.97 percent to $21.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Japan rose 2.71 percent to $52.18 million.
    Exports rose 4.37 percent to $29.36 million. Imports rose 0.65 percent to $22.82 million.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 77.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. had trade surpluses with 40 countries and deficits with 62 through February. That compares with 26 surpluses and 60 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with The Netherlands, $16.84 million; United Kingdom, $11.03 million; and Japan, $6.54 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $726.83 million; China, $200.09 million; and Germany, $52.46 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Computers; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 34.38 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Diesel engines; Electric motors, generators, not sets; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 63.24 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s exports:

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 35.33 percent compared to last year to $20.45 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 29.65 percent compared to last year to $18.17 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 30.98 percent compared to last year to $16.08 million.
  • Computers rose 124.24 percent compared to last year to $8.47 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 77.94 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 20.19 percent compared to last year to $753.48 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 52.69 percent compared to last year to $19.94 million.
  • Diesel engines rose 85.39 percent compared to last year to $17.94 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 13.26 percent compared to last year to $17.14 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 61.2 percent compared to last year to $16.98 million.

Last year Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. posted total trade with the world of $8.55 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.47 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.54 billion and imports came to $7.01 billion.