|3||Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts||$29,148|
|4||Machine tool parts||$17,292|
|5||Cotton, carded or combed||$8,750|
|6||Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools||$6,466|
|8||Miscellaneous electrical machinery||$0|
|9||Plastic boxes, containers||$0|
|10||Plates, Sheets, Profile Shapes Etc, Soft Vulc 4008||$0|
|1||Value added to a returned import||$199,530|
|2||Caulking compounds, glaziers putty||$60,502|
|3||Misc. iron or steel structures and parts||$35,637|
|4||Prepared glues and adhesives||$15,598|
|6||Bit Mix Fr Nat Asph, Nat Bit,Pet Bit,Min Tar 2715||$12,148|
|7||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$12,116|
|8||Iron or steel nails, tacks, drawing pins||$11,341|
|9||Misc. plastic articles||$10,903|
|10||Plastic tableware and other products||$8,368|
Boise International Airport’s trade decreases 13.79 percent through March
Boise International Airport’s trade with the world fell 13.79 percent, from $1.57 million to $1.36 million through the first three 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 $964.77 billion, with exports at $395.69 billion and imports at $569.09 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 3.07 percent and imports fell 4.91 percent.
Boise International Airport ranked No. 308 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.
Through March Boise International Airport’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Romania, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 France. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and China, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 31.43 percent to $443,003.
Exports fell 93.08 percent to $29,148. Imports rose 83.91 percent to $413,855.
- Trade with No. 2 Romania rose 192.63 percent to $223,101.
Exports rose 192.63 percent to $223,101. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 52.81 percent to $122,277.
Exports fell 52.81 percent to $122,277. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Israel rose 137.27 percent to $95,939.
Exports rose 170.21 percent to $95,939. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 France rose 40.86 percent to $89,295.
Exports rose 40.86 percent to $89,295. There were no imports.
Boise International Airport’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 71.81 percent of its trade with the world.
Boise International Airport had trade surpluses with 16 countries and deficits with three through March. That compares with 17 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Romania, $223,101; Germany, $122,277; and Israel, $95,939. The top three deficits through March of this year were with Canada, $384,707; Croatia, $14,532; and Switzerland, $408.
Through March its top exports were Optical fibers; Printed circuits; Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts; Machine tool parts; and Cotton, carded or combed, in that order. Those accounted for 99.29 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Value added to a returned import; Caulking compounds, glaziers putty; Misc. iron or steel structures and parts; Prepared glues and adhesives; and Medical instruments, accounting for 72.03 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Boise International Airport’s exports:
- Optical fibers rose 15.1 percent compared to last year to $584,511.
- Printed circuits rose 176.49 percent compared to last year to $260,104.
- Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts fell 32.42 percent compared to last year to $29,148.
- Machine tool parts rose 334.04 percent compared to last year to $17,292.
- Cotton, carded or combed totaled $8,750. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
On the import side:
- Value added to a returned import rose 2114.79 percent compared to last year to $199,530.
- Caulking compounds, glaziers putty rose 4.29 percent compared to last year to $60,502.
- Misc. iron or steel structures and parts totaled $35,637. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Prepared glues and adhesives fell 6.84 percent compared to last year to $15,598.
- Medical instruments totaled $12,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Boise International Airport posted total trade with the world of $9.13 million. The Port’s surplus was $581,139. Exports totaled $4.86 million and imports came to $4.28 million.