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Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $12.82 billion for the month of October, $126.95 billion through October of 2018, and $149.45 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$114.82 B
2China$3.17 B
3Germany$1.75 B
4South Korea$1.48 B
5Denmark$1.41 B
6Italy$1.07 B
7Spain$396.3 M
8France$314.01 M
9Mexico$301.59 M
10United Kingdom$242 M

Overall Rank

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade increases 2.04 percent through October

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world rose 2.04 percent, from $124.41 billion to $126.95 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.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 7 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. 6. It finished No. 6 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Denmark . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Germany, Denmark and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 2.51 percent to $114.82 billion.
    Exports rose 3.4 percent to $64.71 billion. Imports rose 1.37 percent to $50.11 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 11.91 percent to $3.17 billion.
    Exports fell 46.5 percent to $15.44 million. Imports rose 12.52 percent to $3.15 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 3.21 percent to $1.75 billion.
    Exports fell 37.99 percent to $328.95 million. Imports rose 11.29 percent to $1.42 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea rose 9.67 percent to $1.48 billion.
    Exports rose 268.86 percent to $47.56 million. Imports rose 7.17 percent to $1.43 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Denmark fell 16.15 percent to $1.41 billion.
    Exports fell 61.2 percent to $5.69 million. Imports fell 15.75 percent to $1.4 billion.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.59 percent of its trade with the world.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with 124 through October. That compares with 49 surpluses and 108 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $14.6 billion; Spain, $229.86 million; and Belgium, $41.65 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $3.14 billion; Denmark, $1.4 billion; and South Korea, $1.38 billion.

Through October it’s top exports were Motor vehicle parts; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Commercial vehicles; Motor vehicle engines; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 40.57 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Motor vehicle engines; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 49.13 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s exports:

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 0.8 percent compared to last year to $9.46 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 3.01 percent compared to last year to $6.77 billion.
  • Commercial vehicles fell 13.06 percent compared to last year to $5.57 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 5.2 percent compared to last year to $2.71 billion.
  • Computers rose 49.12 percent compared to last year to $2.39 billion.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 6.23 percent compared to last year to $17.64 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 8.96 percent compared to last year to $7.08 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 12.41 percent compared to last year to $2.58 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines rose 14.91 percent compared to last year to $1.38 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 2.23 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.

Last year Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $144.89 billion. The Port’s surplus was $267.72 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $72.58 billion and imports came to $72.31 billion.