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Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $9.41 billion for the month of October, $86.82 billion through October of 2018, and $99.23 billion for all of 2017, 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$74.31 B
2Ireland$2.76 B
3Germany$1.44 B
4United Kingdom$1.43 B
5France$1.13 B
6Italy$745.72 M
7Belgium$724.49 M
8China$657.09 M
9Singapore$625.58 M
10Mexico$390.51 M

Overall Rank

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade increases 5.11 percent through October

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world rose 5.11 percent, from $82.6 billion to $86.82 billion 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.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 11 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. 11. It finished No. 11 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Ireland, Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 4.6 percent to $74.31 billion.
    Exports rose 4.78 percent to $35.79 billion. Imports rose 4.44 percent to $38.52 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland fell 21.24 percent to $2.76 billion.
    Exports rose 8.22 percent to $147.38 million. Imports fell 22.43 percent to $2.61 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 10.21 percent to $1.44 billion.
    Exports rose 15.2 percent to $986.15 million. Imports rose 0.66 percent to $450.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom rose 11.15 percent to $1.43 billion.
    Exports rose 2.89 percent to $1.19 billion. Imports rose 85.27 percent to $238.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 France rose 228.97 percent to $1.13 billion.
    Exports rose 6.39 percent to $160.42 million. Imports rose 403.64 percent to $967.73 million.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 93.37 percent of its trade with the world.

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 78 countries and deficits with 83 through October. That compares with 96 surpluses and 66 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with United Kingdom, $949.61 million; Germany, $536.04 million; and Belgium, $313.39 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $2.73 billion; Ireland, $2.47 billion; and France, $807.31 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Oil; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Trailers and similar vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 19.61 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicle parts; and Oil, accounting for 44.34 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 10.95 percent compared to last year to $3.03 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 1.45 percent compared to last year to $2.04 billion.
  • Oil fell 25.2 percent compared to last year to $1.21 billion.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 19.28 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
  • Trailers and similar vehicles rose 28.23 percent compared to last year to $727.83 million.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 18.12 percent compared to last year to $7.87 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 0.66 percent compared to last year to $4.08 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 24.86 percent compared to last year to $3.73 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 12.12 percent compared to last year to $2.41 billion.
  • Oil rose 7.72 percent compared to last year to $2.29 billion.

Last year Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $89.74 billion. The Port’s deficit was $5 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $42.37 billion and imports came to $47.37 billion.