|1||Motor vehicle parts||$2.76 B|
|2||Commercial vehicles||$2.72 B|
|3||Passenger vehicles||$1.95 B|
|5||Motor vehicle engines||$1.16 B|
|6||Medicines in individual dosages||$433.32 M|
|7||Cell phones, related equipment||$416.35 M|
|8||Engine parts||$407.32 M|
|9||Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps||$360.85 M|
|10||Civilian aircraft, parts||$347.48 M|
|1||Passenger vehicles||$6.74 B|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$2.77 B|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$866.1 M|
|4||Motor vehicle engines||$790.19 M|
|5||Returned exports, without change||$582.29 M|
|6||Bread, pastry, cakes||$518.42 M|
|7||Engine parts||$374.16 M|
|8||Seats, excluding barber, dental||$344.14 M|
|9||Molding boxes for metal foundries||$309.53 M|
|10||Furniture, parts||$306.23 M|
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 22.42 percent through June
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 22.42 percent, from $74.68 billion to $57.93 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 7 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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 June Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, South Korea and Denmark, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 21.9 percent to $52.62 billion.
Exports fell 25.71 percent to $29.07 billion. Imports fell 16.64 percent to $23.55 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 29.02 percent to $1.23 billion.
Exports fell 53.05 percent to $5.95 million. Imports fell 28.84 percent to $1.22 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 11.2 percent to $954.41 million.
Exports rose 21.19 percent to $170.87 million. Imports fell 16.09 percent to $783.55 million.
- Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 34.12 percent to $606.72 million.
Exports fell 55.43 percent to $4.19 million. Imports fell 33.9 percent to $602.53 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 19.3 percent to $484.3 million.
Exports fell 4.39 percent to $105.73 million. Imports rose 28.17 percent to $378.57 million.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 96.48 percent of its trade with the world.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 33 countries and deficits with 102 through June. That compares with 29 surpluses and 113 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $5.51 billion; Spain, $180.52 million; and Belgium, $73.3 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with China, $1.22 billion; Germany, $612.68 million; and South Korea, $598.34 million.
Through June its top exports were Motor vehicle parts; Commercial vehicles; Passenger vehicles; Computers; and Motor vehicle engines, in that order. Those accounted for 32.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Motor vehicle engines; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 41.97 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s exports:
- Motor vehicle parts fell 48.47 percent compared to last year to $2.76 billion.
- Commercial vehicles fell 39.35 percent compared to last year to $2.72 billion.
- Passenger vehicles fell 49.65 percent compared to last year to $1.95 billion.
- Computers fell 12.1 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
- Motor vehicle engines fell 28.92 percent compared to last year to $1.16 billion.
On the import side:
- Passenger vehicles fell 24.67 percent compared to last year to $6.74 billion.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 33.54 percent compared to last year to $2.77 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 44.9 percent compared to last year to $866.1 million.
- Motor vehicle engines fell 7.24 percent compared to last year to $790.19 million.
- Returned exports, without change fell 31.16 percent compared to last year to $582.29 million.
Last year Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $148.14 billion. The Port’s surplus was $8.32 billion. Exports totaled $78.23 billion and imports came to $69.91 billion.