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Nashville International Airport, Tenn.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade totaled $117.51 million for the month of October, $839.28 million through October of 2018, and $1.5 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
1China$255.17 M
2Japan$212.55 M
3Mexico$99.21 M
4United Kingdom$67.71 M
5Canada$26.15 M
6South Korea$25.7 M
7The Netherlands$18.33 M
8Ireland$13.38 M
9India$13.12 M
10Taiwan$11.13 M

Overall Rank

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade decreases 37.18 percent through October

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade with the world fell 37.18 percent, from $1.34 billion to $839.28 million 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.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. ranked No. 148 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. 136. It finished No. 138 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 Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, Mexico, Brazil and Costa Rica, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China fell 31.54 percent to $255.17 million.
    Exports fell 44.91 percent to $1.94 million. Imports fell 31.41 percent to $253.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 36.9 percent to $212.55 million.
    Exports fell 36.57 percent to $1.12 million. Imports fell 36.9 percent to $211.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Mexico fell 54.44 percent to $99.21 million.
    Exports fell 88.95 percent to $10.7 million. Imports fell 26.79 percent to $88.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 3650.91 percent to $67.71 million.
    Exports rose 3369.16 percent to $29.66 million. Imports rose 3904.34 percent to $38.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada rose 2010.99 percent to $26.15 million.
    Exports fell 59.44 percent to $302,234. Imports rose 5135.86 percent to $25.85 million.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 78.74 percent of its trade with the world.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. had trade surpluses with 55 countries and deficits with 40 through October. That compares with 64 surpluses and 20 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Ireland, $13.36 million; India, $10.56 million; and Colombia, $7.88 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $251.28 million; Japan, $210.31 million; and Mexico, $77.81 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Medicines in individual dosages; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Misc. printed matter, including photos; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 66.16 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils; Motor vehicle parts; Value added to a returned import; Engine parts; and Electric storage batteries, accounting for 46.01 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 11.71 percent compared to last year to $46.69 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 12.47 percent compared to last year to $15.29 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 92.23 percent compared to last year to $14.02 million.
  • Misc. printed matter, including photos totaled $9.16 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 176.51 percent compared to last year to $8.71 million.

On the import side:

  • Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils fell 18.31 percent compared to last year to $91.46 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 49.65 percent compared to last year to $89.99 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 37.85 percent compared to last year to $58.54 million.
  • Engine parts fell 0.6 percent compared to last year to $42.05 million.
  • Electric storage batteries fell 42.98 percent compared to last year to $38.84 million.

Last year Nashville International Airport, Tenn. posted total trade with the world of $1.11 billion. The Port’s deficit was $822.52 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $144.44 million and imports came to $966.95 million.