|1||Passenger vehicles||$1.02 B|
|2||Gasoline, other fuels||$803.16 M|
|3||Motor vehicle parts||$667.54 M|
|4||LNG, other petroleum gases||$421.86 M|
|7||Civilian aircraft, parts||$317.05 M|
|8||Cell phones, related equipment||$249.67 M|
|10||Trailers and similar vehicles||$214.09 M|
|1||Medicines in individual dosages||$3.26 B|
|2||Passenger vehicles||$2.28 B|
|3||Returned exports, without change||$1.65 B|
|4||Motor vehicle parts||$916.31 M|
|5||Aluminum, unwrought||$892.41 M|
|7||Commercial vehicles||$369.24 M|
|8||Misc. aircraft parts||$354.48 M|
|10||Bread, pastry, cakes||$286.45 M|
Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 21.28 percent through June
Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 21.28 percent, from $50.63 billion to $39.86 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.
Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 11 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Denmark, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom and France, respectively.
Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:
- Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 26.51 percent to $32.83 billion.
Exports fell 22.51 percent to $16.23 billion. Imports fell 30.04 percent to $16.6 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 Denmark rose 5858.95 percent to $2.28 billion.
Exports fell 31.99 percent to $18.71 million. Imports rose 20852 percent to $2.26 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Ireland fell 18.47 percent to $717.84 million.
Exports fell 43.34 percent to $44.52 million. Imports fell 16.03 percent to $673.33 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 21.55 percent to $621.71 million.
Exports fell 31.77 percent to $414.97 million. Imports rose 12.15 percent to $206.74 million.
- Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom fell 23.42 percent to $588.66 million.
Exports fell 33.05 percent to $468.63 million. Imports rose 74.54 percent to $120.03 million.
Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 92.93 percent of its trade with the world.
Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 71 countries and deficits with 77 through June. That compares with 79 surpluses and 65 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with United Kingdom, $348.6 million; Germany, $208.24 million; and Italy, $148.52 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Denmark, $2.25 billion; Ireland, $628.81 million; and Canada, $371.49 million.
Through June its top exports were Passenger vehicles; Gasoline, other fuels; Motor vehicle parts; LNG, other petroleum gases; and Oil, in that order. Those accounted for 18.02 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Passenger vehicles; Returned exports, without change; Motor vehicle parts; and Aluminum, unwrought, accounting for 42.13 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s exports:
- Passenger vehicles fell 38.46 percent compared to last year to $1.02 billion.
- Gasoline, other fuels rose 98.38 percent compared to last year to $803.16 million.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 43.6 percent compared to last year to $667.54 million.
- LNG, other petroleum gases fell 49.31 percent compared to last year to $421.86 million.
- Oil fell 54.19 percent compared to last year to $419.37 million.
On the import side:
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 204.35 percent compared to last year to $3.26 billion.
- Passenger vehicles fell 57.84 percent compared to last year to $2.28 billion.
- Returned exports, without change fell 21.74 percent compared to last year to $1.65 billion.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 38.05 percent compared to last year to $916.31 million.
- Aluminum, unwrought rose 17.09 percent compared to last year to $892.41 million.
Last year Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $99.76 billion. The Port’s deficit was $7.2 billion. Exports totaled $46.28 billion and imports came to $53.48 billion.