Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade totaled $6.02 billion for the month of May, $47.49 billion through May of 2020, and $148.14 billion for all of 2019, 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$42.78 B
2China$1.08 B
3Germany$851.96 M
4South Korea$561.23 M
5Italy$419.13 M
6Spain$243.31 M
7Japan$161.32 M
8Mexico$158.32 M
9Belgium$123.96 M
10United Kingdom$120.9 M

Overall Rank

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade decreases 22.83 percent through May

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s trade with the world fell 22.83 percent, from $61.54 billion to $47.49 billion through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. ranked No. 7 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

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 May 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 22.9 percent to $42.78 billion.
    Exports fell 26.15 percent to $23.84 billion. Imports fell 18.37 percent to $18.94 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 25.79 percent to $1.08 billion.
    Exports fell 48.21 percent to $4.72 million. Imports fell 25.65 percent to $1.07 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 2.29 percent to $851.96 million.
    Exports rose 31.62 percent to $153.84 million. Imports fell 7.54 percent to $698.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 28.76 percent to $561.23 million.
    Exports fell 45.69 percent to $3.94 million. Imports fell 28.6 percent to $557.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Italy rose 20.34 percent to $419.13 million.
    Exports fell 4.08 percent to $92.5 million. Imports rose 29.7 percent to $326.63 million.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 96.2 percent of its trade with the world.

Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. had trade surpluses with 30 countries and deficits with 101 through May. That compares with 27 surpluses and 110 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Canada, $4.91 billion; Spain, $172.9 million; and Belgium, $74.1 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with China, $1.07 billion; South Korea, $553.35 million; and Germany, $544.27 million.

Through May its top exports were Commercial vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; Passenger vehicles; Computers; and Motor vehicle engines, in that order. Those accounted for 32.62 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 40.7 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Commercial vehicles fell 37.95 percent compared to last year to $2.32 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 51.49 percent compared to last year to $2.14 billion.
  • Passenger vehicles fell 47.74 percent compared to last year to $1.61 billion.
  • Computers fell 9.52 percent compared to last year to $1.07 billion.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 32.4 percent compared to last year to $896.2 million.

On the import side:

  • Passenger vehicles fell 28.89 percent compared to last year to $5.15 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 34.25 percent compared to last year to $2.3 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 40.28 percent compared to last year to $743.85 million.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 12.12 percent compared to last year to $622.47 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 29.7 percent compared to last year to $490.73 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.