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Port of Dayton, Ohio

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade totaled $27.49 million for the month of September, $201.6 million through September 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
1Canada$180.86 M
2South Korea$5.81 M
3Taiwan$4.93 M
4Malaysia$2.03 M
5Mexico$1.97 M
6Germany$1.22 M
7China$1.16 M
8Ireland$778,454
9Singapore$661,250
10France$509,417

Overall Rank

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade increases 667.72 percent through September

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 667.72 percent, from $26.26 million to $201.6 million through the first nine 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 $3.11 trillion, with exports at $1.23 trillion and imports at $1.88 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.01 percent and imports fell 0.35 percent.

Port of Dayton, Ohio ranked No. 189 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through September 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 September Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Mexico. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, South Korea, China, Germany and Singapore, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 1165.14 percent to $180.86 million.
    Exports fell 27.91 percent to $10.1 million. Imports rose 60519 percent to $170.76 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 45.78 percent to $5.81 million.
    Exports rose 45.3 percent to $5.79 million. Imports totaled $18,827.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 830.01 percent to $4.93 million.
    Exports rose 834.95 percent to $4.91 million. Imports rose 277.21 percent to $17,729.
  • Trade with No. 4 Malaysia rose 36962 percent to $2.03 million.
    Exports rose 36802 percent to $2.02 million. Imports totaled $8,793.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 604.19 percent to $1.97 million.
    Exports rose 898.16 percent to $1.7 million. Imports rose 149.33 percent to $274,528.

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top five trading partners through September accounted for 97.03 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Dayton, Ohio had trade surpluses with 19 countries and deficits with 14 through September. That compares with 25 surpluses and 12 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through September of this year were with South Korea, $5.77 million; Taiwan, $4.9 million; and Malaysia, $2.01 million. The top three deficits through September of this year were with Canada, $160.66 million; Germany, $471,843; and Italy, $383,043.

Through September its top exports were Computer chips; Miscellaneous machine parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; and Cell phones, related equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 66.71 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Parts for heavy machinery; Engine parts; Handguns; and Lamp and lighting parts, accounting for 99.15 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips totaled $5.36 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 514.53 percent compared to last year to $4.9 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 54.22 percent compared to last year to $3.02 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 25.57 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 170.33 percent compared to last year to $2.53 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $170.57 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 3943.88 percent compared to last year to $743,306.
  • 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.

Last year Port of Dayton, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $39.11 million. The Port’s surplus was $28.45 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, South Korea, Singapore, China and Taiwan. Exports totaled $33.78 million and imports came to $5.33 million.

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