Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade totaled $778,076 for the month of May, $9 million through May of 2020, and $48.93 million for all of 2019, 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
1United Kingdom$2.16 M
2France$1.95 M
3Canada$1.38 M
4China$1.16 M
5Germany$293,815
6Italy$284,530
7Vietnam$250,178
8India$182,526
9Taiwan$136,998
10Costa Rica$134,678

Overall Rank

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade decreases 73.06 percent through May

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s trade with the world fell 73.06 percent, from $33.4 million to $9 million through the first five months of 2020 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. ranked No. 250 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Luxembourg, Canada, China, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 United Kingdom rose 910.58 percent to $2.16 million.
    Exports rose 10190 percent to $2.11 million. Imports fell 75.46 percent to $47,433.
  • Trade with No. 2 France rose 272.76 percent to $1.95 million.
    Exports rose 24554 percent to $1.93 million. Imports fell 95.13 percent to $25,118.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada fell 76.27 percent to $1.38 million.
    Exports rose 176.26 percent to $879,332. Imports fell 90.85 percent to $504,257.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 57.26 percent to $1.16 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 4749.23 percent to $293,815.
    Exports rose 1299.16 percent to $84,775. Imports totaled $209,040.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 77.25 percent of its trade with the world.

Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. had trade surpluses with 10 countries and deficits with 27 through May. That compares with 27 surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $2.07 million; France, $1.9 million; and Canada, $375,075. The top three deficits through May of this year were with China, $1.16 million; Italy, $271,390; and Vietnam, $250,178.

Through May its top exports were Furniture, parts; Returned exports, without change; Civilian aircraft, parts; Computer chips; and Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines, in that order. Those accounted for 92.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Hardware for fixtures; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit; Caulking compounds, glaziers putty; and T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, accounting for 33.45 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Furniture, parts totaled $3.3 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Returned exports, without change totaled $879,332. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 97.64 percent compared to last year to $621,488.
  • Computer chips totaled $193,759. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines rose 212.77 percent compared to last year to $143,359.

On the import side:

  • Hardware for fixtures fell 65.09 percent compared to last year to $329,106.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted fell 55.43 percent compared to last year to $270,723.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit fell 29.68 percent compared to last year to $219,637.
  • Caulking compounds, glaziers putty totaled $185,833. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted fell 44.06 percent compared to last year to $151,351.

Last year Piedmont Triad International Airport, N.C. posted total trade with the world of $48.93 million. The Port’s surplus was $22.9 million. Exports totaled $35.92 million and imports came to $13.02 million.