Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $186.12 million for the month of June, $1.34 billion through June of 2020, and $2.86 billion for all of 2019, 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$1.31 B
2China$4.84 M
3Finland$4.21 M
4Switzerland$2.94 M
5Italy$2.81 M
6Germany$1.5 M
7Sweden$1.32 M
8Mexico$1.31 M
9South Africa$1.27 M
10France$734,795

Overall Rank

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 3.09 percent through June

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 3.09 percent, from $1.38 billion to $1.34 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.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 115 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 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Italy. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Estonia, United Kingdom, China and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 2.67 percent to $1.31 billion.
    Exports fell 0.37 percent to $633.72 million. Imports fell 4.73 percent to $677.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 31.08 percent to $4.84 million.
    Exports totaled $577,998. Imports rose 15.43 percent to $4.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Finland rose 245.85 percent to $4.21 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 245.85 percent to $4.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Switzerland rose 100344 percent to $2.94 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 100344 percent to $2.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 136.94 percent to $2.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 162.88 percent to $2.81 million.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 98.93 percent of its trade with the world.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with 49 through June. That compares with three surpluses and 46 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with South Africa, $1.27 million; Hungary, $0; and New Zealand, $0. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $43.89 million; Finland, $4.21 million; and China, $3.69 million.

Through June its top exports were Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; Iron ores and concentrates; Nickel ores and concentrates; Copper ores and concentrates; and Parts for heavy machinery, in that order. Those accounted for 38.23 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Scrap of precious metal; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Wood fiberboard; and Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm, accounting for 48.76 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s exports:

  • Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes rose 82.35 percent compared to last year to $95.6 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates fell 16.56 percent compared to last year to $55.6 million.
  • Nickel ores and concentrates rose 129.37 percent compared to last year to $46.22 million.
  • Copper ores and concentrates fell 17.85 percent compared to last year to $30.22 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery fell 34.84 percent compared to last year to $15.33 million.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 17.73 percent compared to last year to $180.5 million.
  • Scrap of precious metal rose 62.85 percent compared to last year to $71.53 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 17.88 percent compared to last year to $34.57 million.
  • Wood fiberboard fell 14.49 percent compared to last year to $29.96 million.
  • Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm fell 27.44 percent compared to last year to $27.17 million.

Last year Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $2.86 billion. The Port’s deficit was $159.98 million. Exports totaled $1.35 billion and imports came to $1.51 billion.