|1||Medicines in individual dosages||$7.51 M|
|2||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$3.65 M|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$2.7 M|
|4||Nickle, Unwrought 7502||$2.45 M|
|5||Cell phones, related equipment||$1.34 M|
|6||Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts||$829,177|
|9||Medical equipment for physicals||$499,495|
|10||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$406,700|
|1||Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites||$67 M|
|2||Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils||$17.51 M|
|3||Engine parts||$16.3 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$11.7 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$11.08 M|
|6||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$4.27 M|
|7||TVs, computer monitors||$3.57 M|
|8||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$2.44 M|
|9||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$2.18 M|
|10||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$1.99 M|
Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade increases 42.53 percent through February
Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s trade with the world rose 42.53 percent, from $139.06 million to $198.2 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.
Nashville International Airport, Tenn. ranked No. 140 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Through February Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, 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, Taiwan and South Korea, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 42.12 percent to $52.01 million.
Exports fell 46 percent to $169,625. Imports rose 42.89 percent to $51.84 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 19370 percent to $48.36 million.
Exports fell 76.43 percent to $40,021. Imports rose 61375 percent to $48.32 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Brazil rose 11173 percent to $19.01 million.
Exports fell 93.67 percent to $10,363. Imports rose 378064 percent to $19 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 16.02 percent to $18.2 million.
Exports fell 0.68 percent to $2 million. Imports rose 18.49 percent to $16.2 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 6610.05 percent to $17.13 million.
Exports rose 6397.31 percent to $8.96 million. Imports rose 6860.14 percent to $8.17 million.
Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 78.06 percent of its trade with the world.
Nashville International Airport, Tenn. had trade surpluses with 33 countries and deficits with 31 through February. That compares with 42 surpluses and 12 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with India, $4.02 million; Saudi Arabia, $1.04 million; and Argentina, $1.03 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Japan, $51.67 million; Canada, $48.28 million; and Brazil, $18.99 million.
Through February it’s top exports were Medicines in individual dosages; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Nickle, Unwrought 7502; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 64.21 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils; Engine parts; Value added to a returned import; and Motor vehicle parts, accounting for 72.4 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Nashville International Airport, Tenn.’s exports:
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 25.45 percent compared to last year to $7.51 million.
- Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 124.21 percent compared to last year to $3.65 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 14461 percent compared to last year to $2.7 million.
- Nickle, Unwrought 7502 totaled $2.45 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 367.92 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
On the import side:
- Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $67 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Ball-point pens, mechanical pencils rose 34.5 percent compared to last year to $17.51 million.
- Engine parts rose 159.1 percent compared to last year to $16.3 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 72 percent compared to last year to $11.7 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 45.61 percent compared to last year to $11.08 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $144.44 million and imports came to $966.95 million.