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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade totaled $865.14 million for the month of August, $7.07 billion through August 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$3.78 B
2China$912.67 M
3Germany$369.33 M
4Taiwan$229.35 M
5United Kingdom$218.77 M
6Japan$197.01 M
7Italy$194.77 M
8France$135.81 M
9The Netherlands$132.38 M
10South Korea$107.11 M

Overall Rank

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade decreases 1.8 percent through August

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade with the world fell 1.8 percent, from $7.2 billion to $7.07 billion 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.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. ranked No. 72 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 5.3 percent to $3.78 billion.
    Exports fell 4.92 percent to $135.93 million. Imports fell 5.32 percent to $3.65 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 4.78 percent to $912.67 million.
    Exports fell 27.15 percent to $6.51 million. Imports rose 5.11 percent to $906.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 15.24 percent to $369.33 million.
    Exports fell 46.49 percent to $44.67 million. Imports fell 7.83 percent to $324.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Taiwan rose 39.9 percent to $229.35 million.
    Exports rose 3.87 percent to $6.56 million. Imports rose 41.35 percent to $222.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 4.67 percent to $218.77 million.
    Exports fell 16.97 percent to $109.02 million. Imports rose 11.79 percent to $109.75 million.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 77.99 percent of its trade with the world.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. had trade surpluses with 44 countries and deficits with 87 through August. That compares with 47 surpluses and 86 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with The Netherlands, $70.53 million; France, $36.8 million; and Philippines, $14.03 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $3.51 billion; China, $899.65 million; and Germany, $279.99 million.

Through August its top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 39.47 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Scrap of precious metal; Cell phones, related equipment; Pumps for dispensing liquids; and Electric motors, generators, not sets, accounting for 62.4 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 25.9 percent compared to last year to $93.29 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 44.5 percent compared to last year to $82.07 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 31.63 percent compared to last year to $72.25 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 54.88 percent compared to last year to $43.54 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 34.3 percent compared to last year to $29.49 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 5.24 percent compared to last year to $3.63 billion.
  • Scrap of precious metal rose 3186.32 percent compared to last year to $72.69 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 23.09 percent compared to last year to $68.37 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 12.41 percent compared to last year to $66.21 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets fell 4.71 percent compared to last year to $64.49 million.

Last year Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. posted total trade with the world of $10.08 billion. The Port’s deficit was $7.4 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom and Japan. Exports totaled $1.34 billion and imports came to $8.74 billion.