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Quad Cities Airport, Iowa

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade totaled $6.07 million for the month of August, $39.61 million through August of 2019, and $43.95 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
1Germany$34.99 M
2Canada$4.19 M
3Australia$107,375
4Italy$106,863
5United Kingdom$81,258
6The Netherlands$74,854
7China$18,809
8Spain$18,324
9France$10,466
10Ireland$6,117

Overall Rank

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade increases 19.78 percent through August

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade with the world rose 19.78 percent, from $33.07 million to $39.61 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.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa ranked No. 242 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 Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Canada, Australia, China and Italy, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany rose 13.01 percent to $34.99 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 13.01 percent to $34.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 147.86 percent to $4.19 million.
    Exports rose 156.94 percent to $4.17 million. Imports fell 62.26 percent to $26,465.
  • Trade with No. 3 Australia fell 30.99 percent to $107,375.
    Exports fell 30.99 percent to $107,375. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy rose 93.28 percent to $106,863.
    Exports rose 93.28 percent to $106,863. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom rose 341 percent to $81,258.
    Exports rose 341 percent to $81,258. There were no imports.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.66 percent of its trade with the world.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa had trade surpluses with 10 countries and deficits with two through August. That compares with 16 surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $4.14 million; Australia, $107,375; and Italy, $106,863. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $34.99 million; Indonesia, $3,783; and Belgium, $0.

Through August its top exports were Value added to a returned import; Civilian aircraft, parts; Electric sound or visual signaling equipment; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, in that order. Those accounted for 96.97 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Motor vehicle parts; Air conditioning machines; Fuel wood in logs, chips; and Power supplies, transformers, accounting for 99.98 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s exports:

  • Value added to a returned import totaled $2.95 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 37.3 percent compared to last year to $989,019.
  • Electric sound or visual signaling equipment fell 3.87 percent compared to last year to $293,339.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets totaled $113,930. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches fell 35.67 percent compared to last year to $99,241.

On the import side:

  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 10.74 percent compared to last year to $21.52 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 96.47 percent compared to last year to $13.47 million.
  • Air conditioning machines totaled $14,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Fuel wood in logs, chips totaled $9,083. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Power supplies, transformers fell 16.73 percent compared to last year to $4,122.

Last year Quad Cities Airport, Iowa posted total trade with the world of $43.95 million. The Port’s deficit was $38.7 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Germany, Canada, Australia, China and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $2.63 million and imports came to $41.33 million.