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Nashville International Airport, Tenn.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade totaled $122.51 million for the month of August, $872.1 million through August of 2019, and $1.11 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
1Japan$277.42 M
2Canada$169.15 M
3China$145.58 M
4Mexico$67.08 M
5United Kingdom$58.66 M
6Brazil$29.23 M
7India$22.58 M
8Argentina$13.31 M
9South Korea$11.17 M
10Malaysia$9.5 M

Overall Rank

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade increases 45.28 percent through August

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade with the world rose 45.28 percent, from $600.3 million to $872.1 million 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.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. ranked No. 143 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 Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 78.73 percent to $277.42 million.
    Exports rose 4.02 percent to $911,903. Imports rose 79.16 percent to $276.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 10332 percent to $169.15 million.
    Exports rose 25.09 percent to $292,825. Imports rose 12071 percent to $168.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 21.23 percent to $145.58 million.
    Exports fell 29.37 percent to $1.13 million. Imports fell 21.16 percent to $144.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico fell 19.34 percent to $67.08 million.
    Exports fell 8.41 percent to $7.49 million. Imports fell 20.54 percent to $59.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 54.61 percent to $58.66 million.
    Exports rose 61.78 percent to $23.78 million. Imports rose 50.08 percent to $34.88 million.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 82.32 percent of its trade with the world.

Nashville International Airport, Tenn. had trade surpluses with 43 countries and deficits with 44 through August. That compares with 49 surpluses and 41 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Argentina, $13.11 million; India, $13.03 million; and Malaysia, $5.25 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Japan, $275.6 million; Canada, $168.57 million; and China, $143.32 million.

Through August its top exports were Medicines in individual dosages; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Computers; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 67.22 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Engine parts; Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils; TVs, computer monitors; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 58.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 24.6 percent compared to last year to $46.49 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 14.26 percent compared to last year to $10.03 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 59.68 percent compared to last year to $9.13 million.
  • Computers rose 21.62 percent compared to last year to $4.91 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 40.84 percent compared to last year to $4.54 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $196.75 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Engine parts rose 225.91 percent compared to last year to $80.09 million.
  • Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils fell 26.97 percent compared to last year to $58.34 million.
  • TVs, computer monitors rose 289.17 percent compared to last year to $57.06 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 6.75 percent compared to last year to $53.12 million.

Last year Nashville International Airport, Tenn. posted total trade with the world of $1.11 billion. The Port’s deficit was $777.36 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Japan, Canada, Mexico and United Kingdom. Exports totaled $165.67 million and imports came to $943.03 million.