Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $11.21 billion for the month of December, $148.14 billion for all 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

RankPort2019
1Canada$133.47 B
2China$3.43 B
3Germany$2.43 B
4South Korea$1.67 B
5Denmark$1.27 B
6Italy$1.1 B
7Spain$561.64 M
8Japan$554.57 M
9Mexico$377.79 M
10France$322.96 M

Overall Rank

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 0.87 percent in 2019.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 0.87 percent, from $149.43 billion to $148.14 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

In 2019, the nation’s total trade was $4.14 trillion, with exports at $1.65 trillion and imports at $2.49 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 1.46 percent compared to 2018. Exports fell 1.13 percent and imports fell 1.67 percent.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 7 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings in 2019.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — in 2019, by value, were Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In 2019 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. In 2018, 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 1.19 percent to $133.47 billion.
    Exports rose 0.03 percent to $76.3 billion. Imports fell 2.77 percent to $57.17 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 9.79 percent to $3.43 billion.
    Exports rose 22.46 percent to $23.5 million. Imports fell 9.96 percent to $3.41 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 18.82 percent to $2.43 billion.
    Exports fell 8.48 percent to $331.99 million. Imports rose 24.69 percent to $2.1 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 5.2 percent to $1.67 billion.
    Exports fell 75.56 percent to $13.29 million. Imports fell 2.96 percent to $1.66 billion.
  • Trade with No. 5 Denmark fell 17.22 percent to $1.27 billion.
    Exports fell 34.58 percent to $4.1 million. Imports fell 17.15 percent to $1.26 billion.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners in 2019 accounted for 96.05 percent of its trade with the world.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 31 countries and deficits with 130 in 2019. That compares with 36 surpluses and 121 deficits for 2018. The top three surpluses were with Canada, $19.14 billion; Spain, $366.33 million; and Belgium, $180.21 million. The top three deficits were with China, $3.38 billion; Germany, $1.77 billion; and South Korea, $1.65 billion.

In 2019 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 40.65 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 47.33 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 9.87 percent compared to last year to $10.07 billion.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 28.57 percent compared to last year to $8.17 billion.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 6.47 percent compared to last year to $7.32 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines rose 2.53 percent compared to last year to $3.21 billion.
  • Computers rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $3.04 billion.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 8.91 percent compared to last year to $18.63 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 2.82 percent compared to last year to $8.17 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 4.28 percent compared to last year to $2.78 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 34.98 percent compared to last year to $1.8 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines rose 4.55 percent compared to last year to $1.71 billion.

In 2018 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $149.43 billion. The Port’s surplus was $6.91 billion. Exports totaled $78.17 billion and imports came to $71.26 billion.