Nashville International Airport, Tenn.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade totaled $130.61 million for the month of May, $464.66 million through May of 2020, and $1.22 billion for all of 2019, 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
1China$228.15 M
2Japan$133.49 M
3Mexico$29.52 M
4United Kingdom$15.91 M
5India$14.1 M
6South Korea$3.89 M
7Malaysia$3.67 M
8Taiwan$3.24 M
9Argentina$2.9 M
10Indonesia$2.66 M

Overall Rank

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade decreases 9.63 percent through May

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade with the world fell 9.63 percent, from $514.18 million to $464.66 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. ranked No. 144 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 India. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, Canada, China, Mexico and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China rose 199.74 percent to $228.15 million.
    Exports fell 99.11 percent to $669,396. Imports rose 33639 percent to $227.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 3.77 percent to $133.49 million.
    Exports fell 99.64 percent to $499,009. Imports rose 23033 percent to $132.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 35.51 percent to $29.52 million.
    Exports fell 88.04 percent to $5.04 million. Imports rose 576.87 percent to $24.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 59.36 percent to $15.91 million.
    Exports fell 29 percent to $14.9 million. Imports fell 94.44 percent to $1.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 India rose 2.36 percent to $14.1 million.
    Exports rose 128.1 percent to $7.34 million. Imports fell 35.99 percent to $6.76 million.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 90.64 percent of its trade with the world.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. had trade surpluses with 40 countries and deficits with 34 through May. That compares with 36 surpluses and 41 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $13.89 million; Taiwan, $2.91 million; and Argentina, $2.89 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with China, $226.81 million; Japan, $132.49 million; and Mexico, $19.43 million.

Through May its top exports were Medicines in individual dosages; Cell phones, related equipment; Medical instruments; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Insecticides, fungicides, in that order. Those accounted for 71.67 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computers; Engine parts; Returned exports, without change; Motor vehicle parts; and Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils, accounting for 73.25 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s exports:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 57.91 percent compared to last year to $15.65 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 120.37 percent compared to last year to $7.4 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 14.3 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 195905 percent compared to last year to $5.55 million.
  • Insecticides, fungicides rose 370.73 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Computers rose 4485.56 percent compared to last year to $210.42 million.
  • Engine parts fell 11.52 percent compared to last year to $36 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 33.22 percent compared to last year to $22.82 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 26.65 percent compared to last year to $18.6 million.
  • Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils fell 62.19 percent compared to last year to $15.71 million.

Last year Nashville International Airport, Tenn. posted total trade with the world of $1.22 billion. The Port’s deficit was $896.17 million. Exports totaled $161.57 million and imports came to $1.06 billion.