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Port of Dayton, Ohio

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade totaled $4.23 million for the month of February, $8.54 million through February of 2019, and $39.11 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
1South Korea$2.77 M
2Canada$2.57 M
3Taiwan$1.19 M
4China$476,614
5Italy$383,043
6Singapore$349,362
7Mexico$273,042
8Germany$242,183
9Ireland$154,518
10Czech Republic$64,908

Overall Rank

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade increases 58.43 percent through February

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 58.43 percent, from $5.39 million to $8.54 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.

Port of Dayton, Ohio ranked No. 237 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 Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top trade parters were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, Germany, Ireland and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 South Korea totaled $2.77 million.
    Exports totaled $2.77 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 40.54 percent to $2.57 million.
    Exports fell 41.98 percent to $2.5 million. Imports totaled $62,000.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan totaled $1.19 million.
    Exports totaled $1.18 million. Imports totaled $5,834.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 262.93 percent to $476,614.
    Exports fell 82.06 percent to $19,050. Imports rose 1718.26 percent to $457,564.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy totaled $383,043.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $383,043.

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 86.49 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Dayton, Ohio had trade surpluses with 10 countries and deficits with eight through February. That compares with 15 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with South Korea, $2.77 million; Canada, $2.44 million; and Taiwan, $1.18 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $438,514; Italy, $383,043; and Mexico, $273,042.

Through February it’s top exports were Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Equipment, models for demonstrational uses; Miscellaneous machine parts; Cell phones, related equipment; and Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, in that order. Those accounted for 83.06 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Engine parts; Handguns; Lamp and lighting parts; Parts for heavy machinery; and Sport shotguns, rifles, accounting for 67.47 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Dayton, Ohio’s exports:

  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 77250 percent compared to last year to $2.78 million.
  • Equipment, models for demonstrational uses rose 169.7 percent compared to last year to $1.25 million.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 8763.72 percent compared to last year to $1.18 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 572.23 percent compared to last year to $416,958.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 4.61 percent compared to last year to $304,263.

On the import side:

  • Engine parts totaled $269,745. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Handguns totaled $260,909. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Lamp and lighting parts totaled $179,188. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $133,779. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sport shotguns, rifles rose 2 percent compared to last year to $91,854.

Last year Port of Dayton, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $414.49 million. The Port’s deficit was $390.63 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $11.93 million and imports came to $402.56 million.