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Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade totaled $6.39 million for the month of August, $43.11 million through August of 2019, and $30.73 million 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
1Luxembourg$19.92 M
2Canada$11.03 M
3China$3.81 M
4Italy$1.16 M
5United Arab Emirates$968,410
6Vietnam$699,192
7India$691,333
8Germany$541,916
9France$523,674
10Indonesia$485,772

Overall Rank

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade increases 78.1 percent through August

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade with the world rose 78.1 percent, from $24.2 million to $43.11 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.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. ranked No. 240 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 Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Luxembourg, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Belgium, Canada, China, Italy and Singapore, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Luxembourg totaled $19.92 million.
    Exports totaled $19.9 million. Imports totaled $20,055.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 90.14 percent to $11.03 million.
    Exports rose 201428 percent to $10.4 million. Imports fell 89.18 percent to $627,227.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 28.71 percent to $3.81 million.
    Exports fell 95.84 percent to $6,521. Imports rose 35.69 percent to $3.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy fell 35.56 percent to $1.16 million.
    Exports totaled $4,074. Imports fell 35.79 percent to $1.15 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Arab Emirates totaled $968,410.
    Exports totaled $953,782. Imports totaled $14,628.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 85.55 percent of its trade with the world.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. had trade surpluses with 15 countries and deficits with 29 through August. That compares with 19 surpluses and 22 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Luxembourg, $19.88 million; Canada, $9.78 million; and United Arab Emirates, $939,154. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $3.79 million; Italy, $1.15 million; and Vietnam, $699,192.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Seats, excluding barber, dental; Internal combustion engines; Industrial or laboratory furnaces, parts; and Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines, in that order. Those accounted for 98.98 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Hardware for fixtures; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Leather shoes; Men’s or boys’ shirts, knitted or crocheted; and Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit, accounting for 43.34 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 241.01 percent compared to last year to $32.4 million.
  • Seats, excluding barber, dental totaled $452,630. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Internal combustion engines totaled $190,133. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Industrial or laboratory furnaces, parts fell 1.73 percent compared to last year to $127,552.
  • Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines fell 45.77 percent compared to last year to $76,255.

On the import side:

  • Hardware for fixtures fell 25.86 percent compared to last year to $1.23 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 157.25 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 836.98 percent compared to last year to $758,625.
  • Men’s or boys’ shirts, knitted or crocheted rose 675.12 percent compared to last year to $634,982.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit rose 1095.87 percent compared to last year to $436,625.

Last year Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. posted total trade with the world of $30.73 million. The Port’s deficit was $4.29 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Belgium, Canada, China, Italy and Mexico. Exports totaled $13.22 million and imports came to $17.51 million.