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Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade totaled $1.41 million for the month of October, $26.7 million through October of 2018, and $34.75 million 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
1Belgium$9.57 M
2Canada$6.09 M
3China$4.07 M
4Italy$1.8 M
5Singapore$765,804
6Honduras$618,133
7India$538,574
8Japan$476,823
9Vietnam$420,098
10Germany$413,353

Overall Rank

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade increases 12.66 percent through October

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade with the world rose 12.66 percent, from $23.7 million to $26.7 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.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. ranked No. 271 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. 268. It finished No. 261 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 Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Singapore . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Italy, France, Canada and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Belgium rose 47638 percent to $9.57 million.
    Exports totaled $9.5 million. Imports rose 234.9 percent to $67,118.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 250.77 percent to $6.09 million.
    Exports fell 99.31 percent to $5,162. Imports rose 517.18 percent to $6.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 50.57 percent to $4.07 million.
    Exports rose 14.21 percent to $173,176. Imports fell 51.79 percent to $3.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy fell 62.43 percent to $1.8 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1634.9 percent to $1.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Singapore rose 47.76 percent to $765,804.
    Exports rose 47.76 percent to $765,804. There were no imports.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 83.48 percent of its trade with the world.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. had trade surpluses with 19 countries and deficits with 23 through October. That compares with 21 surpluses and 17 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Belgium, $9.43 million; Singapore, $765,804; and Japan, $386,773. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $6.08 million; China, $3.72 million; and Italy, $1.8 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Machine tool parts; Paper labels; Industrial or laboratory furnaces, parts; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, in that order. Those accounted for 92.24 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Hardware for fixtures; Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; and Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted, accounting for 62.43 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 10.56 percent compared to last year to $9.5 million.
  • Machine tool parts rose 54.9 percent compared to last year to $724,026.
  • Paper labels rose 44.92 percent compared to last year to $260,257.
  • Industrial or laboratory furnaces, parts rose 14.44 percent compared to last year to $192,885.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $188,940. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 2655.71 percent compared to last year to $4.88 million.
  • Hardware for fixtures fell 67.72 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear totaled $1.21 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted rose 386.82 percent compared to last year to $541,439.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 651.73 percent compared to last year to $519,322.

Last year Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. posted total trade with the world of $159.11 million. The Port’s surplus was $134.48 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $146.8 million and imports came to $12.32 million.