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Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $8.31 billion for the month of August, $66.85 billion through August of 2019, and $104.03 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Canada$58.7 B
2Ireland$1.51 B
3Germany$1.04 B
4United Kingdom$998.57 M
5The Netherlands$599.09 M
6France$555.47 M
7Italy$451.21 M
8China$449.26 M
9Belgium$420.7 M
10Mexico$345.58 M

Overall Rank

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 3.11 percent through August

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 3.11 percent, from $68.99 billion to $66.85 billion through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 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 August of 2019.

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 August Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany and France, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 0.69 percent to $58.7 billion.
    Exports fell 2.91 percent to $27.61 billion. Imports rose 1.36 percent to $31.09 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland fell 29.53 percent to $1.51 billion.
    Exports fell 21.89 percent to $98.51 million. Imports fell 30.01 percent to $1.41 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 6.41 percent to $1.04 billion.
    Exports rose 1.48 percent to $787.61 million. Imports fell 24.4 percent to $257.28 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 14.79 percent to $998.57 million.
    Exports fell 5.8 percent to $909.62 million. Imports fell 56.89 percent to $88.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands rose 143.84 percent to $599.09 million.
    Exports rose 16.24 percent to $261.31 million. Imports rose 1517.65 percent to $337.78 million.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 94.02 percent of its trade with the world.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 82 countries and deficits with 67 through August. That compares with 76 surpluses and 79 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with United Kingdom, $820.67 million; Germany, $530.33 million; and Belgium, $268.74 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $3.48 billion; Ireland, $1.31 billion; and China, $421.24 million.

Through August its top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Oil; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Civilian aircraft, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 20.55 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; and Commercial vehicles, accounting for 42.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s exports:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 10.92 percent compared to last year to $2.13 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 7.04 percent compared to last year to $1.55 billion.
  • Oil rose 36.13 percent compared to last year to $1.21 billion.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 25.31 percent compared to last year to $1.03 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 19.85 percent compared to last year to $569.56 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 6 percent compared to last year to $6.87 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 3.84 percent compared to last year to $2.79 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 4.52 percent compared to last year to $1.95 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 41.57 percent compared to last year to $1.82 billion.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 106.03 percent compared to last year to $1.68 billion.

Last year Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $104.03 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5.86 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom and France. Exports totaled $49.08 billion and imports came to $54.95 billion.