Quad Cities Airport, Iowa

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade totaled $569,757 for the month of May, $10.41 million through May of 2020, and $44.88 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
1Germany$9.6 M
2Japan$532,021
3United Kingdom$76,239
4Italy$61,219
5The Netherlands$51,260
6China$28,475
7Canada$27,788
8Australia$17,100
9France$7,800
10Israel$4,849

Overall Rank

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade decreases 54.55 percent through May

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s trade with the world fell 54.55 percent, from $22.9 million to $10.41 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa ranked No. 256 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy and Australia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 57.22 percent to $9.6 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $9.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan totaled $532,021.
    Exports totaled $532,021. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 3.62 percent to $76,239.
    Exports totaled $76,239. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy fell 8.48 percent to $61,219.
    Exports totaled $61,219. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 30.63 percent to $51,260.
    Exports totaled $51,260. There were no imports.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.14 percent of its trade with the world.

Quad Cities Airport, Iowa had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with three surpluses and eight deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Japan, $532,021; United Kingdom, $76,239; and Italy, $61,219. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Germany, $9.6 million; Canada, $18,312; and China, $5,075.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Electric sound or visual signaling equipment; Containers for transportation; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils, in that order. Those accounted for 95.82 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Motor vehicle parts; Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc.; and Rubber conveyor or transmission belts, accounting for 99.95 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $361,648. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electric sound or visual signaling equipment rose 13.38 percent compared to last year to $148,844.
  • Containers for transportation totaled $120,962. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches fell 4.48 percent compared to last year to $77,474.
  • Misc. handtools, blow torches, anvils totaled $29,750. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears fell 59.75 percent compared to last year to $5.42 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 53.42 percent compared to last year to $4.18 million.
  • Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters totaled $18,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. totaled $9,650. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubber conveyor or transmission belts totaled $7,125. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Quad Cities Airport, Iowa posted total trade with the world of $44.88 million. The Port’s deficit was $33.91 million. Exports totaled $5.48 million and imports came to $39.39 million.