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Portland International Airport, Ore.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade totaled $171.06 million for the month of February, $331.94 million through February of 2019, and $1.98 billion 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
1Japan$83.07 M
2China$78.04 M
3Malaysia$77.98 M
4Vietnam$26.71 M
5Germany$13.38 M
6The Netherlands$5.88 M
7Hong Kong$5.55 M
8Indonesia$5 M
9France$3.58 M
10Italy$3.01 M

Overall Rank

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade increases 20.22 percent through February

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s trade with the world rose 20.22 percent, from $276.12 million to $331.94 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Portland International Airport, Ore. ranked No. 124 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan rose 61.41 percent to $83.07 million.
    Exports rose 24.26 percent to $30.11 million. Imports rose 94.46 percent to $52.96 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 186.41 percent to $78.04 million.
    Exports rose 251.13 percent to $76.39 million. Imports fell 70.07 percent to $1.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Malaysia rose 12.62 percent to $77.98 million.
    Exports rose 12.81 percent to $77.85 million. Imports fell 45.3 percent to $124,300.
  • Trade with No. 4 Vietnam fell 31.12 percent to $26.71 million.
    Exports fell 30.43 percent to $26.53 million. Imports fell 72.03 percent to $178,887.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 36.92 percent to $13.38 million.
    Exports fell 2.36 percent to $3.12 million. Imports fell 43.05 percent to $10.26 million.

Portland International Airport, Ore.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 84.11 percent of its trade with the world.

Portland International Airport, Ore. had trade surpluses with 62 countries and deficits with 13 through February. That compares with 57 surpluses and 24 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Malaysia, $77.73 million; China, $74.75 million; and Vietnam, $26.35 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Japan, $22.86 million; Germany, $7.14 million; and Austria, $2.21 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Computer chips; Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc.; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medical technology; and Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf, in that order. Those accounted for 81.51 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Hydrogen, raw gases; TVs, computer monitors; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, accounting for 62.14 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Computer chips rose 26.47 percent compared to last year to $127.58 million.
  • Parts of footwear; insoles, gaitors, etc. rose 92.18 percent compared to last year to $33.96 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 71.03 percent compared to last year to $27.34 million.
  • Medical technology rose 37.1 percent compared to last year to $11.95 million.
  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf fell 57.87 percent compared to last year to $6.61 million.

On the import side:

  • Misc. chemical elements used in electron, disc waf rose 92.22 percent compared to last year to $23.99 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing rose 163.5 percent compared to last year to $10.83 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases fell 37.12 percent compared to last year to $4.7 million.
  • TVs, computer monitors rose 1285.33 percent compared to last year to $4.4 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 21.88 percent compared to last year to $4.21 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.49 billion and imports came to $435.5 million.