Port of Dayton, Ohio

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade totaled $48.67 million for the month of March, $76.27 million through March of 2020, and $301.21 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
1Canada$65.24 M
2China$5.82 M
3India$1.09 M
4Vietnam$1.01 M
5Taiwan$865,610
6Israel$655,329
7France$390,998
8Italy$307,375
9Ireland$245,444
10Germany$208,891

Overall Rank

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade increases 603.59 percent through March

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s trade with the world rose 603.59 percent, from $10.84 million to $76.27 million through the first three 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 $964.77 billion, with exports at $395.69 billion and imports at $569.09 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 3.07 percent and imports fell 4.91 percent.

Port of Dayton, Ohio ranked No. 187 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through March Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, China and Czech Republic, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 2072.41 percent to $65.24 million.
    Exports fell 86.93 percent to $384,352. Imports rose 104503 percent to $64.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 502.21 percent to $5.82 million.
    Exports fell 81.79 percent to $67,646. Imports rose 866.8 percent to $5.75 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 India rose 6742.37 percent to $1.09 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 6742.37 percent to $1.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam totaled $1.01 million.
    Exports totaled $13,501. Imports totaled $999,705.
  • Trade with No. 5 Taiwan fell 54.24 percent to $865,610.
    Exports fell 54.78 percent to $852,782. Imports rose 119.88 percent to $12,828.

Port of Dayton, Ohio’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 97.05 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Dayton, Ohio had trade surpluses with 14 countries and deficits with 11 through March. That compares with 12 surpluses and eight deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Taiwan, $839,954; Israel, $655,329; and Ireland, $245,444. The top three deficits through March of this year were with Canada, $64.47 million; China, $5.68 million; and India, $1.09 million.

Through March its top exports were Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; Medical technology; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 79.54 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Regional aircraft, satellites, etc.; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Electric domestic appliances, parts; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Electric motor, generator parts, accounting for 96.77 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 69.81 percent compared to last year to $859,382.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 525.21 percent compared to last year to $614,554.
  • Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts fell 49.42 percent compared to last year to $400,842.
  • Medical technology totaled $67,646. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 63.3 percent compared to last year to $66,549.

On the import side:

  • Regional aircraft, satellites, etc. totaled $64.79 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 2552.75 percent compared to last year to $2.25 million.
  • Electric domestic appliances, parts totaled $2.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 70435 percent compared to last year to $1.54 million.
  • Electric motor, generator parts totaled $755,212. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Dayton, Ohio posted total trade with the world of $301.21 million. The Port’s deficit was $227.93 million. Exports totaled $36.64 million and imports came to $264.57 million.