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Portland International Airport, Ore.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade totaled $158.27 million for the month of October, $1.69 billion through October of 2018, and $1.47 billion 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
1Malaysia$503.18 M
2Japan$397.25 M
3China$157.83 M
4Vietnam$156.52 M
5Germany$99.83 M
6Hong Kong$60.6 M
7The Netherlands$31.22 M
8United Kingdom$27.04 M
9France$25.16 M
10Indonesia$23.81 M

Overall Rank

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade increases 42.89 percent through October

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade with the world rose 42.89 percent, from $1.18 billion to $1.69 billion 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.

Portland International Airport, Ore. ranked No. 130 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. 141. It finished No. 140 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 Portland International Airport, Ore.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Japan, China, Malaysia, Germany and Vietnam, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Malaysia rose 243.86 percent to $503.18 million.
    Exports rose 276.27 percent to $492.55 million. Imports fell 31.11 percent to $10.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 30.4 percent to $397.25 million.
    Exports rose 86.87 percent to $190.47 million. Imports rose 2.01 percent to $206.78 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 0.84 percent to $157.83 million.
    Exports fell 0.22 percent to $141.77 million. Imports rose 11.28 percent to $16.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam rose 138.05 percent to $156.52 million.
    Exports rose 155.72 percent to $154.51 million. Imports fell 62.36 percent to $2 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 2.39 percent to $99.83 million.
    Exports fell 27.23 percent to $17.28 million. Imports rose 11.93 percent to $82.55 million.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 77.92 percent of its trade with the world.

Portland International Airport, Ore. had trade surpluses with 91 countries and deficits with 27 through October. That compares with 97 surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Malaysia, $481.92 million; Vietnam, $152.51 million; and China, $125.72 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Germany, $65.27 million; Japan, $16.32 million; and Austria, $8.56 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Computer chips; Civilian aircraft, parts; Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc.; Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; and Medical technology, in that order. Those accounted for 78.45 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; Value added to a returned import; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Hydrogen, raw gases; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, accounting for 64.75 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips rose 160.21 percent compared to last year to $608.65 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 105.09 percent compared to last year to $171.02 million.
  • Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc. rose 69.05 percent compared to last year to $116.42 million.
  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf rose 79.91 percent compared to last year to $64.86 million.
  • Medical technology rose 27.95 percent compared to last year to $63.66 million.

On the import side:

  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf rose 46.47 percent compared to last year to $105.58 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 21.79 percent compared to last year to $52.29 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing fell 39.83 percent compared to last year to $36.19 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 62.31 percent compared to last year to $34.58 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets fell 58.21 percent compared to last year to $18.08 million.

Last year Portland International Airport, Ore. posted total trade with the world of $1.92 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.05 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $1.49 billion and imports came to $435.5 million.