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Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $12.89 billion for the month of October, $124.54 billion through October of 2019, and $149.43 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$112.07 B
2China$2.96 B
3Germany$2 B
4South Korea$1.44 B
5Denmark$1.26 B
6Italy$876.7 M
7Japan$502.38 M
8Spain$443.05 M
9Mexico$307.49 M
10Belgium$262.52 M

Overall Rank

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 1.9 percent through October

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 1.9 percent, from $126.95 billion to $124.54 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.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 7 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top trade partners 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, South Korea and Denmark, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 2.39 percent to $112.07 billion.
    Exports fell 0.25 percent to $64.55 billion. Imports fell 5.16 percent to $47.53 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 6.6 percent to $2.96 billion.
    Exports rose 26.49 percent to $19.52 million. Imports fell 6.76 percent to $2.94 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 14.68 percent to $2 billion.
    Exports fell 18.49 percent to $268.13 million. Imports rose 22.37 percent to $1.73 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 2.53 percent to $1.44 billion.
    Exports fell 74.54 percent to $12.11 million. Imports fell 0.14 percent to $1.43 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Denmark fell 10.51 percent to $1.26 billion.
    Exports fell 46.03 percent to $3.07 million. Imports fell 10.36 percent to $1.26 billion.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 96.14 percent of its trade with the world.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 29 countries and deficits with 127 through October. That compares with 31 surpluses and 124 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $17.02 billion; Spain, $270.85 million; and Belgium, $177.45 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with China, $2.92 billion; Germany, $1.47 billion; and South Korea, $1.42 billion.

Through October its top exports were Motor vehicle parts; Commercial vehicles; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle engines; and Computers, in that order. Those accounted for 41.1 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Value added to a returned import; and Motor vehicle engines, accounting for 46.98 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 9.28 percent compared to last year to $8.59 billion.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 29.12 percent compared to last year to $7.19 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $6.28 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 1.17 percent compared to last year to $2.68 billion.
  • Computers rose 2.98 percent compared to last year to $2.47 billion.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 14.09 percent compared to last year to $15.15 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 1.89 percent compared to last year to $6.94 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 0.95 percent compared to last year to $2.56 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 27.61 percent compared to last year to $1.42 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 2.27 percent compared to last year to $1.35 billion.

Last year Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $149.43 billion. The Port’s surplus was $6.91 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, China, Germany, South Korea and Denmark. Exports totaled $78.17 billion and imports came to $71.26 billion.

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