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Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $278.09 million for the month of October, $2.42 billion through October of 2019, and $3.06 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$2.35 B
2Estonia$12.28 M
3United Kingdom$6.4 M
4China$6.26 M
5Thailand$5.83 M
6Finland$4.65 M
7Italy$4.61 M
8Mexico$4.13 M
9Germany$3.93 M
10Turkey$2.28 M

Overall Rank

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 6.99 percent through October

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 6.99 percent, from $2.6 billion to $2.42 billion through the first 10 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 $3.47 trillion, with exports at $1.37 trillion and imports at $2.09 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 1.15 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 1.23 percent and imports fell 1.1 percent.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 114 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October 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 October Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Estonia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Thailand. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, United Kingdom, China, France and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 7.58 percent to $2.35 billion.
    Exports fell 2.56 percent to $1.1 billion. Imports fell 11.57 percent to $1.25 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Estonia rose 7004.18 percent to $12.28 million.
    Exports totaled $12.02 million. Imports rose 48.9 percent to $257,370.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 36.46 percent to $6.4 million.
    Exports fell 44.08 percent to $4.53 million. Imports fell 5.11 percent to $1.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China fell 6.32 percent to $6.26 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 4.8 percent to $6.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Thailand rose 22172 percent to $5.83 million.
    Exports totaled $5.75 million. Imports rose 189.89 percent to $75,817.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 98.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 56 through October. That compares with five surpluses and 50 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Estonia, $11.76 million; Thailand, $5.67 million; and United Kingdom, $2.66 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $155.57 million; China, $6.26 million; and Finland, $4.65 million.

Through October its top exports were Iron ores and concentrates; Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; Copper ores and concentrates; Parts for heavy machinery; and Nickel ores and concentrates, in that order. Those accounted for 29.61 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; Value added to a returned import; and Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm, accounting for 49.18 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Iron ores and concentrates rose 11.63 percent compared to last year to $118.66 million.
  • Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes rose 1042.47 percent compared to last year to $84.31 million.
  • Copper ores and concentrates fell 23.28 percent compared to last year to $56.18 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 14.42 percent compared to last year to $39.04 million.
  • Nickel ores and concentrates fell 62.67 percent compared to last year to $34.15 million.

On the import side:

  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel fell 16.58 percent compared to last year to $362.63 million.
  • Scrap of precious metal rose 471.03 percent compared to last year to $85.64 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 17.64 percent compared to last year to $70.76 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 14.03 percent compared to last year to $62.09 million.
  • Misc. flat rolled steel alloy more than 600mm fell 12.62 percent compared to last year to $55.17 million.

Last year Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $3.06 billion. The Port’s deficit was $367.4 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, United Kingdom, China, France and Mexico. Exports totaled $1.35 billion and imports came to $1.71 billion.

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