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San Jose International Airport, Calif.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade totaled $54.87 million for the month of February, $376.78 million through February 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$234.44 M
2Japan$58.87 M
3Taiwan$26.34 M
4China$25.98 M
5Malaysia$11.53 M
6Germany$3.25 M
7Norway$2.69 M
8South Korea$2.52 M
9United Kingdom$1.84 M
10Ireland$1.58 M

Overall Rank

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade increases 200.3 percent through February

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 200.3 percent, from $125.47 million to $376.78 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.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. ranked No. 118 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 San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top trade parters 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, Ireland, Japan, United Kingdom and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 French Guiana totaled $234.44 million.
    Exports totaled $234.44 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan rose 219.11 percent to $58.87 million.
    Exports rose 233.15 percent to $58.26 million. Imports fell 36.5 percent to $609,766.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan rose 439.38 percent to $26.34 million.
    Exports rose 84.55 percent to $457,667. Imports rose 458.36 percent to $25.88 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 31.39 percent to $25.98 million.
    Exports fell 25.92 percent to $5.48 million. Imports fell 32.71 percent to $20.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Malaysia rose 254.86 percent to $11.53 million.
    Exports rose 41.59 percent to $122,105. Imports rose 260.68 percent to $11.41 million.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 94.79 percent of its trade with the world.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. had trade surpluses with 38 countries and deficits with 13 through February. That compares with 39 surpluses and 15 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with French Guiana, $234.44 million; Japan, $57.65 million; and Germany, $3.1 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Taiwan, $25.43 million; China, $15.03 million; and Malaysia, $11.28 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets; Medical equipment for physicals; Laser-based medical equipment, parts; and Misc. medical chemical re-agents, in that order. Those accounted for 83.25 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer parts; Computer chips; TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders; Cell phones, related equipment; and Misc. human glands, heparin, accounting for 74.6 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $230 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 207.77 percent compared to last year to $10.18 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 97.7 percent compared to last year to $8.06 million.
  • Laser-based medical equipment, parts rose 38.83 percent compared to last year to $5.84 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 78.68 percent compared to last year to $5.69 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer parts rose 39.44 percent compared to last year to $29.76 million.
  • Computer chips rose 469.91 percent compared to last year to $9.79 million.
  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders rose 22.05 percent compared to last year to $3.3 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 9.98 percent compared to last year to $2.97 million.
  • Misc. human glands, heparin totaled $2.49 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year San Jose International Airport, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $2.55 billion. The Port’s surplus was $1.79 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $2.17 billion and imports came to $378.02 million.