San Jose International Airport, Calif.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade totaled $23.98 million for the month of May, $256.51 million through May of 2020, and $1.18 billion 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
1Japan$73.35 M
2Philippines$27.62 M
3Taiwan$26.68 M
4China$25.29 M
5Ireland$20.02 M
6Malaysia$17.57 M
7The Netherlands$16.07 M
8Norway$9.68 M
9Germany$8.16 M
10United Kingdom$8 M

Overall Rank

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade decreases 63.75 percent through May

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s trade with the world fell 63.75 percent, from $707.57 million to $256.51 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.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. ranked No. 145 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 San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Ireland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by French Guiana, Japan, Taiwan, China and Malaysia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Japan fell 48.56 percent to $73.35 million.
    Exports rose 3258.52 percent to $66.5 million. Imports fell 95.13 percent to $6.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Philippines rose 3037.61 percent to $27.62 million.
    Exports fell 76.29 percent to $189,415. Imports rose 33589 percent to $27.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Taiwan fell 51.51 percent to $26.68 million.
    Exports fell 94.89 percent to $2.74 million. Imports rose 1718.94 percent to $23.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 50.51 percent to $25.29 million.
    Exports fell 95.79 percent to $1.7 million. Imports rose 122.56 percent to $23.58 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ireland rose 530.81 percent to $20.02 million.
    Exports rose 976136 percent to $20.02 million. There were no imports.

San Jose International Airport, Calif.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 67.43 percent of its trade with the world.

San Jose International Airport, Calif. had trade surpluses with 49 countries and deficits with 12 through May. That compares with 18 surpluses and 50 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Japan, $59.65 million; Ireland, $20.02 million; and The Netherlands, $16.05 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Philippines, $27.25 million; China, $21.88 million; and Taiwan, $21.19 million.

Through May its top exports were Plasma, vaccines, blood; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Computers; Medical instruments; and Medical equipment for physicals, in that order. Those accounted for 56.09 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Computer chips; Computer parts; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Cell phones, related equipment; and Phosphates, etc., accounting for 81.74 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 1295.63 percent compared to last year to $36.05 million.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents fell 18.49 percent compared to last year to $11.52 million.
  • Computers rose 13.06 percent compared to last year to $11.4 million.
  • Medical instruments fell 61.06 percent compared to last year to $10.62 million.
  • Medical equipment for physicals fell 22.37 percent compared to last year to $10.39 million.

On the import side:

  • Computer chips rose 48.67 percent compared to last year to $45.97 million.
  • Computer parts fell 31.74 percent compared to last year to $32.55 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 25.28 percent compared to last year to $8.03 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 57.73 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.
  • Phosphates, etc. totaled $3.22 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 $1.18 billion. The Port’s surplus was $457.38 million. Exports totaled $818.55 million and imports came to $361.18 million.