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Port of Dayton, Ohio

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade totaled $6.52 million for the month of October, $32.78 million through October of 2018, and $18.41 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
1Canada$15.16 M
2South Korea$6.2 M
3Singapore$3.68 M
4China$2.32 M
5Germany$1.27 M
6Ireland$782,334
7Taiwan$670,752
8Vietnam$438,904
9Mexico$379,207
10Switzerland$346,737

Overall Rank

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade increases 124.3 percent through October

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 124.3 percent, from $14.61 million to $32.78 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.

Port of Dayton, Ohio ranked No. 259 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. 289. It finished No. 291 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 Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Cuba, India, China and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 155.45 percent to $15.16 million.
    Exports rose 167.31 percent to $14.88 million. Imports fell 23.59 percent to $281,694.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 36779 percent to $6.2 million.
    Exports rose 36779 percent to $6.2 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Singapore rose 34308 percent to $3.68 million.
    Exports rose 34308 percent to $3.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 77.5 percent to $2.32 million.
    Exports fell 62.18 percent to $187,430. Imports rose 162.96 percent to $2.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 747.8 percent to $1.27 million.
    Exports rose 134.31 percent to $101,495. Imports rose 997.58 percent to $1.17 million.

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 87.33 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Dayton, Ohio had trade surpluses with 25 countries and deficits with 12 through October. That compares with 28 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $14.6 million; South Korea, $6.2 million; and Singapore, $3.68 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $1.94 million; Germany, $1.07 million; and Austria, $267,883.

Through October it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Cell phones, related equipment; Equipment, models for demonstrational uses; and Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld, in that order. Those accounted for 78.2 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Electric motors, generators, not sets; Value added to a returned import; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Motor vehicle parts; and Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film, accounting for 67.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 49.63 percent compared to last year to $6.61 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 3260.8 percent compared to last year to $6.11 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 5162.83 percent compared to last year to $3.83 million.
  • Equipment, models for demonstrational uses rose 142.46 percent compared to last year to $2.87 million.
  • Railway or tramway freight cars, not self-propelld rose 50.28 percent compared to last year to $2.45 million.

On the import side:

  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 725.15 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 88.37 percent compared to last year to $456,465.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $434,317. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 606.76 percent compared to last year to $390,166.
  • Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film rose 4.11 percent compared to last year to $258,901.

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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $11.93 million and imports came to $402.56 million.