Portland International Airport, Ore.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade totaled $64.5 million for the month of June, $488.35 million through June of 2020, and $1.8 billion 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
1China$166.57 M
2Japan$118.11 M
3Malaysia$27.48 M
4Vietnam$27.44 M
5Hong Kong$20.43 M
6The Netherlands$15.53 M
7Singapore$14.31 M
8Germany$14.22 M
9Indonesia$7.04 M
10Taiwan$6.59 M

Overall Rank

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade decreases 47 percent through June

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade with the world fell 47 percent, from $921.45 million to $488.35 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Portland International Airport, Ore. ranked No. 136 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through June Portland International Airport, Ore.’s top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Hong Kong. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, Malaysia, China, Vietnam and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 China rose 5.6 percent to $166.57 million.
    Exports rose 8.31 percent to $164.54 million. Imports fell 65.14 percent to $2.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 50.16 percent to $118.11 million.
    Exports fell 61.64 percent to $31.22 million. Imports fell 44.15 percent to $86.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia fell 88.02 percent to $27.48 million.
    Exports fell 89.11 percent to $24.85 million. Imports rose 124.96 percent to $2.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam fell 56.41 percent to $27.44 million.
    Exports fell 56.54 percent to $27.03 million. Imports fell 45.87 percent to $410,284.
  • Trade with No. 5 Hong Kong fell 6.87 percent to $20.43 million.
    Exports fell 6.9 percent to $20.42 million. Imports totaled $6,244.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 73.72 percent of its trade with the world.

Portland International Airport, Ore. had trade surpluses with 67 countries and deficits with 20 through June. That compares with 90 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with China, $162.51 million; Vietnam, $26.62 million; and Malaysia, $22.22 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Japan, $55.67 million; Germany, $7.51 million; and Singapore, $1.2 million.

Through June its top exports were Computer chips; Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc.; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical technology; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 71.47 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Miscellaneous machine parts; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; Returned exports, without change; and Photo plates, film, accounting for 64.55 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Portland International Airport, Ore.’s exports:

  • Computer chips fell 52.49 percent compared to last year to $143.5 million.
  • Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc. fell 42.16 percent compared to last year to $52.97 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 60.23 percent compared to last year to $31.75 million.
  • Medical technology fell 53.02 percent compared to last year to $16.28 million.
  • Computers fell 32.06 percent compared to last year to $11.2 million.

On the import side:

  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 783.52 percent compared to last year to $30.05 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 33.81 percent compared to last year to $25.69 million.
  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf fell 79.44 percent compared to last year to $15.68 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 53.18 percent compared to last year to $6.77 million.
  • Photo plates, film rose 9406.84 percent compared to last year to $6.08 million.

Last year Portland International Airport, Ore. posted total trade with the world of $1.8 billion. The Port’s surplus was $783.77 million. Exports totaled $1.29 billion and imports came to $510.48 million.