|1||Motor vehicle parts||$3.35 B|
|2||Commercial vehicles||$3.15 B|
|3||Passenger vehicles||$2.45 B|
|5||Motor vehicle engines||$1.43 B|
|6||Cell phones, related equipment||$503.68 M|
|7||Medicines in individual dosages||$501.63 M|
|8||Engine parts||$490.82 M|
|9||Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps||$407.13 M|
|10||Transmission shafts, bearings, gears||$398.14 M|
|1||Passenger vehicles||$8.1 B|
|2||Motor vehicle parts||$3.34 B|
|3||Medicines in individual dosages||$982.19 M|
|4||Motor vehicle engines||$969.29 M|
|5||Returned exports, without change||$678.06 M|
|6||Bread, pastry, cakes||$607.67 M|
|7||Engine parts||$433.53 M|
|8||Seats, excluding barber, dental||$419.46 M|
|9||Molding boxes for metal foundries||$375.12 M|
|10||Furniture, parts||$369.66 M|
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 20.1 percent through July
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 20.1 percent, from $86.18 billion to $68.86 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 8 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 7. It finished No. 7 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.
Through July 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 Italy. 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 32.08 percent to $52.62 billion.
Exports fell 35.25 percent to $29.07 billion. Imports fell 27.72 percent to $23.55 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 China fell 40.11 percent to $1.23 billion.
Exports fell 60.43 percent to $5.95 million. Imports fell 39.96 percent to $1.22 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 27.7 percent to $954.41 million.
Exports rose 2.76 percent to $170.87 million. Imports fell 32.09 percent to $783.55 million.
- Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 43.43 percent to $606.72 million.
Exports fell 58.47 percent to $4.19 million. Imports fell 43.28 percent to $602.53 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Italy fell 6.04 percent to $484.3 million.
Exports fell 36.39 percent to $105.73 million. Imports rose 8.41 percent to $378.57 million.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 96.48 percent of its trade with the world.
Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 33 countries and deficits with 102 through July. That compares with 30 surpluses and 115 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Canada, $5.51 billion; Spain, $180.52 million; and Belgium, $73.3 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with China, $1.22 billion; Germany, $612.68 million; and South Korea, $598.34 million.
Through July its top exports were Motor vehicle parts; Commercial vehicles; Passenger vehicles; Computers; and Motor vehicle engines, in that order. Those accounted for 33.31 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; Medicines in individual dosages; Motor vehicle engines; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 42.36 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s exports:
- Motor vehicle parts fell 43.96 percent compared to last year to $3.35 billion.
- Commercial vehicles fell 38.22 percent compared to last year to $3.15 billion.
- Passenger vehicles fell 44.92 percent compared to last year to $2.45 billion.
- Computers fell 12.32 percent compared to last year to $1.5 billion.
- Motor vehicle engines fell 21.91 percent compared to last year to $1.43 billion.
On the import side:
- Passenger vehicles fell 19.96 percent compared to last year to $8.1 billion.
- Motor vehicle parts fell 30.81 percent compared to last year to $3.34 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 48.29 percent compared to last year to $982.19 million.
- Motor vehicle engines rose 2.35 percent compared to last year to $969.29 million.
- Returned exports, without change fell 32.47 percent compared to last year to $678.06 million.
Last year Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. posted total trade with the world of $148.14 billion. The Port’s surplus was $8.32 billion. Exports totaled $78.23 billion and imports came to $69.91 billion.