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Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade totaled $263.74 million for the month of February, $552.68 million through February of 2019, and $5.74 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
1India$167.23 M
2Mexico$139.86 M
3Switzerland$121.95 M
4Peru$41.25 M
5The Netherlands$24.99 M
6France$11.06 M
7Argentina$6.3 M
8United Kingdom$5.37 M
9Germany$4.74 M
10Nicaragua$4.14 M

Overall Rank

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade increases 2.89 percent through February

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s trade with the world rose 2.89 percent, from $537.18 million to $552.68 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.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah ranked No. 103 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 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s top trade parters were No. 1 India, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 The Netherlands . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, United Kingdom, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 India rose 17191 percent to $167.23 million.
    Exports rose 687501 percent to $166.5 million. Imports fell 22.75 percent to $728,461.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 9.64 percent to $139.86 million.
    Exports rose 458.37 percent to $630,619. Imports fell 9.98 percent to $139.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Switzerland fell 12.05 percent to $121.95 million.
    Exports fell 12.47 percent to $121.12 million. Imports rose 184.13 percent to $833,678.
  • Trade with No. 4 Peru rose 564247 percent to $41.25 million.
    Exports fell 55.71 percent to $3,237. Imports totaled $41.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands fell 25.07 percent to $24.99 million.
    Exports rose 6.03 percent to $9.3 million. Imports fell 36.17 percent to $15.69 million.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 89.61 percent of its trade with the world.

Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah had trade surpluses with 24 countries and deficits with 53 through February. That compares with 34 surpluses and 38 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with India, $165.77 million; Switzerland, $120.28 million; and France, $8.04 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Mexico, $138.6 million; Peru, $41.24 million; and The Netherlands, $6.39 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Gold; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Medical equipment for physicals; and Essential oil resins, in that order. Those accounted for 96.12 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gold; Heterocyclic chemical compounds; Silver, various forms; Essential oil resins; and Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc., accounting for 91.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah’s exports:

  • Gold rose 2.23 percent compared to last year to $286.48 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 97.68 percent compared to last year to $8.32 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 397.97 percent compared to last year to $7.92 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 97.93 percent compared to last year to $2.58 million.
  • Essential oil resins fell 54.12 percent compared to last year to $1.76 million.

On the import side:

  • Gold rose 18.96 percent compared to last year to $184.51 million.
  • Heterocyclic chemical compounds fell 25.44 percent compared to last year to $15.14 million.
  • Silver, various forms totaled $6.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Essential oil resins rose 0.33 percent compared to last year to $5.35 million.
  • Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. fell 13.09 percent compared to last year to $2.86 million.

Last year Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah posted total trade with the world of $1.95 billion. The Port’s surplus was $392.73 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $1.17 billion and imports came to $778.57 million.