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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade totaled $860.05 million for the month of October, $8.76 billion through October of 2018, and $10.52 billion for all of 2017, 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$4.74 B
2China$1.11 B
3Germany$551 M
4Japan$290.83 M
5United Kingdom$285.64 M
6France$242.59 M
7Italy$224.72 M
8Taiwan$220.38 M
9The Netherlands$205.18 M
10Belgium$71.8 M

Overall Rank

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade increases 4.12 percent through October

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s trade with the world rose 4.12 percent, from $8.42 billion to $8.76 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.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. ranked No. 71 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. 66. It finished No. 66 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, France and Japan, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 14.03 percent to $4.74 billion.
    Exports rose 1.22 percent to $179.24 million. Imports rose 14.6 percent to $4.56 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 6.42 percent to $1.11 billion.
    Exports fell 16.32 percent to $10.85 million. Imports rose 6.71 percent to $1.1 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 17.72 percent to $551 million.
    Exports rose 14.98 percent to $104.3 million. Imports fell 22.84 percent to $446.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 9.17 percent to $290.83 million.
    Exports fell 0.42 percent to $155.98 million. Imports fell 17.55 percent to $134.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 0.76 percent to $285.64 million.
    Exports rose 17.07 percent to $152.31 million. Imports fell 13.07 percent to $133.33 million.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 79.59 percent of its trade with the world.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. had trade surpluses with 44 countries and deficits with 92 through October. That compares with 53 surpluses and 89 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with The Netherlands, $134.61 million; Belgium, $31.89 million; and Japan, $21.12 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $4.38 billion; China, $1.09 billion; and Germany, $342.4 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 40.38 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Cell phones, related equipment; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, accounting for 63.69 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 17.75 percent compared to last year to $155.85 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 44.74 percent compared to last year to $103.65 million.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 23.74 percent compared to last year to $70.94 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 5.83 percent compared to last year to $67.78 million.
  • Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts rose 51.74 percent compared to last year to $51.8 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 14.56 percent compared to last year to $4.54 billion.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 77.72 percent compared to last year to $103.89 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 8.68 percent compared to last year to $81.65 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 93.75 percent compared to last year to $75.4 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 7.48 percent compared to last year to $73.04 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.54 billion and imports came to $7.01 billion.