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Port of Alpena, Mich.

Port of Alpena, Mich.’s trade totaled $770,929 for the month of October, $9.39 million through October of 2018, and $6.68 million 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$9.35 M
2China$33,066

Overall Rank

Port of Alpena, Mich.’s trade increases 120.57 percent through August

Port of Alpena, Mich.’s trade with the world rose 120.57 percent, from $3.33 million to $7.34 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 9.32 percent and imports rose 9.32 percent.

Port of Alpena, Mich. ranked No. 300 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 331. It finished No. 320 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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through August Port of Alpena, Mich.’s top trade parters only trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Colombia and No. 4 Mexico . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada, Mexico, Colombia and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 132.92 percent to $7.31 million.
    Exports rose 124.32 percent to $7.04 million. Imports totaled $269,834.
  • Trade with No. 2 China totaled $33,066.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $33,066.
  • Trade with No. 3 Colombia fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Port of Alpena, Mich.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Alpena, Mich. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with one through August. That compares with three surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $6.77 million; Colombia, $0; and Mexico, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $33,066; Colombia, $0; and Mexico $0.

Through August it’s top exports were Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Pebbles, gravel; Lime, lime for cement; Various forms of salt; and Mattresses and other bedding products, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Various forms of salt; Mattresses and other bedding products; Portland, aluminous and slag cement; Pebbles, gravel; and Lime, lime for cement, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Alpena, Mich.’s exports:

  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement rose 104.21 percent compared to last year to $6.41 million.
  • Pebbles, gravel totaled $374,561. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Lime, lime for cement totaled $256,334. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Various forms of salt totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Mattresses and other bedding products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Various forms of salt totaled $269,834. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Mattresses and other bedding products totaled $33,066. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pebbles, gravel totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Lime, lime for cement totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Alpena, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $7.71 million. The Port’s surplus was $6.81 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $7.26 million and imports came to $448,091.