|1||Power supplies, transformers||$9.34 M|
|2||Electric storage batteries||$2.15 M|
|3||Hydrogen, raw gases||$1.94 M|
|4||Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts||$1.55 M|
|5||Refrigerators, freezers||$1.05 M|
|6||Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.||$966,174|
|7||Medical equipment for physicals||$534,675|
|8||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$447,132|
|9||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$424,113|
|10||Misc. plastic articles||$401,647|
|1||Women's or girls' blouses, not knit||$58,180|
|4||Women's or girls' suits, knit or crocheted||$31,364|
|5||Plastic boxes, containers||$13,400|
|6||Scent, similar sprayers, powder puffs, pads||$5,900|
|7||Train and locomotive parts||$0|
|8||Hydrogen, raw gases||$0|
|9||Power supplies, transformers||$0|
|10||Soap, related soap products||$0|
Detour, Mich.’s trade increases 24.79 percent through October
Detour, Mich.’s trade with the world rose 24.79 percent, from $18.87 million to $23.54 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.
Detour, Mich. ranked No. 273 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 277. It finished No. 277 in the last full year.
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 October Detour, Mich.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands and United Kingdom, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 7.63 percent to $18.07 million.
Exports rose 7.63 percent to $18.07 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 2 Japan totaled $1.94 million.
Exports totaled $1.94 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 Belgium rose 109.7 percent to $1.47 million.
Exports rose 109.7 percent to $1.47 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands rose 86.19 percent to $486,328.
Exports rose 86.19 percent to $486,328. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 China rose 191.93 percent to $397,968.
Exports rose 168.92 percent to $366,604. Imports totaled $31,364.
Detour, Mich.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 95 percent of its trade with the world.
Detour, Mich. had trade surpluses with 18 countries and deficits with three through October. That compares with 14 surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $18.07 million; Japan, $1.94 million; and Belgium, $1.47 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Philippines, $58,180; Italy, $33,734; and South Korea, $19,300.
Through October it’s top exports were Power supplies, transformers; Electric storage batteries; Hydrogen, raw gases; Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts; and Refrigerators, freezers, in that order. Those accounted for 68.62 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Women’s or girls’ blouses, not knit; Books, brochures; Leather shoes; Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; and Plastic boxes, containers, accounting for 96.75 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Detour, Mich.’s exports:
- Power supplies, transformers rose 40.76 percent compared to last year to $9.34 million.
- Electric storage batteries fell 17.4 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
- Hydrogen, raw gases totaled $1.94 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts rose 83.37 percent compared to last year to $1.55 million.
- Refrigerators, freezers rose 15.89 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
On the import side:
- Women’s or girls’ blouses, not knit totaled $58,180. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Books, brochures totaled $38,909. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Leather shoes totaled $33,734. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted totaled $31,364. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Plastic boxes, containers totaled $13,400. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
Last year Detour, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $24.3 million. The Port’s surplus was $24.24 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $24.27 million and imports came to $30,132.