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Port of Dayton, Ohio

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade totaled $47.57 million for the month of August, $174.11 million through August 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$158.89 M
2South Korea$4.67 M
3Taiwan$4.43 M
4China$1.14 M
5Germany$1.12 M
6Ireland$701,005
7Singapore$661,250
8France$499,515
9Czech Republic$461,669
10Italy$383,043

Overall Rank

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade increases 722.38 percent through August

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 722.38 percent, from $21.17 million to $174.11 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.

Port of Dayton, Ohio ranked No. 189 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 Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, South Korea and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 1089.02 percent to $158.89 million.
    Exports fell 26.85 percent to $9.58 million. Imports rose 55945 percent to $149.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 338.7 percent to $4.67 million.
    Exports rose 336.93 percent to $4.65 million. Imports totaled $18,827.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 1038.32 percent to $4.43 million.
    Exports rose 1047.63 percent to $4.41 million. Imports rose 277.21 percent to $17,729.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 48.17 percent to $1.14 million.
    Exports rose 160.34 percent to $430,994. Imports fell 65.21 percent to $704,798.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 8.94 percent to $1.12 million.
    Exports rose 175.27 percent to $279,383. Imports fell 25.43 percent to $845,162.

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 97.78 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Dayton, Ohio had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with 15 through August. That compares with 26 surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with South Korea, $4.63 million; Taiwan, $4.39 million; and Ireland, $701,005. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $139.73 million; Germany, $565,779; and Italy, $383,043.

Through August its top exports were Miscellaneous machine parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Equipment, models for demonstrational uses; and Computer chips, in that order. Those accounted for 67.23 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 99.1 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 576.12 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 54.27 percent compared to last year to $3.02 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 188.71 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Equipment, models for demonstrational uses rose 30.82 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Computer chips totaled $2.21 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $149.16 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 5693.05 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.