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San Jose International Airport, Calif.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade totaled $59.64 million for the month of August, $925.13 million through August of 2019, and $1.23 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
1French Guiana$365.24 M
2Japan$223.2 M
3Taiwan$83.45 M
4China$79.64 M
5Malaysia$53.33 M
6Ireland$31.01 M
7Norway$20.17 M
8Germany$12.7 M
9United Kingdom$9.7 M
10South Korea$6.88 M

Overall Rank

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade increases 8.36 percent through August

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 8.36 percent, from $853.72 million to $925.13 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.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. ranked No. 140 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 San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 French Guiana, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Japan, Azerbaijan, The Netherlands and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 French Guiana totaled $365.24 million.
    Exports totaled $365.24 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 13.07 percent to $223.2 million.
    Exports rose 14.81 percent to $220.72 million. Imports fell 51.78 percent to $2.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 191.89 percent to $83.45 million.
    Exports rose 108.85 percent to $2.5 million. Imports rose 195.52 percent to $80.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 65.67 percent to $79.64 million.
    Exports fell 73.94 percent to $15.32 million. Imports fell 62.85 percent to $64.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 82.96 percent to $53.33 million.
    Exports fell 28.67 percent to $494,486. Imports rose 85.68 percent to $52.83 million.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 87 percent of its trade with the world.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. had trade surpluses with 51 countries and deficits with 20 through August. That compares with 62 surpluses and 25 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with French Guiana, $365.24 million; Japan, $218.23 million; and Ireland, $31 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Taiwan, $78.45 million; Malaysia, $52.34 million; and China, $49 million.

Through August its top exports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Laser-based medical equipment, parts; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 69.8 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer parts; Computer chips; Computers; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 71.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s exports:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 228.44 percent compared to last year to $358 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 24.62 percent compared to last year to $49.47 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 31.81 percent compared to last year to $29.35 million.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts fell 25.66 percent compared to last year to $22.71 million.
  • Computers fell 34.31 percent compared to last year to $21.29 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer parts fell 42.62 percent compared to last year to $60.6 million.
  • Computer chips rose 89.88 percent compared to last year to $46.18 million.
  • Computers rose 83.99 percent compared to last year to $29.29 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 1.29 percent compared to last year to $18.78 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 39.17 percent compared to last year to $15.03 million.

Last year San Jose International Airport, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $1.23 billion. The Port’s surplus was $329.75 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were China, Japan, Azerbaijan, The Netherlands and Malaysia. Exports totaled $780.14 million and imports came to $450.39 million.