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Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $2.06 million for the month of August, $24.64 million through August of 2019, and $46.45 million 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$22.69 M
2Australia$983,383
3Dominican Republic$522,178
4New Zealand$168,957
5Costa Rica$158,809
6Colombia$72,292
7Bahamas$36,142
8The Netherlands$6,200

Overall Rank

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 8.96 percent through August

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 8.96 percent, from $22.61 million to $24.64 million through the first eight 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 259 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August 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 August Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Costa Rica. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 8.38 percent to $22.69 million.
    Exports fell 15.46 percent to $10.13 million. Imports rose 40.27 percent to $12.56 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia rose 24.12 percent to $983,383.
    Exports rose 24.12 percent to $983,383. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Dominican Republic fell 22.55 percent to $522,178.
    Exports fell 22.55 percent to $522,178. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 New Zealand fell 2.23 percent to $168,957.
    Exports fell 2.23 percent to $168,957. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Costa Rica totaled $158,809.
    Exports totaled $158,809. There were no imports.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.53 percent of its trade with the world.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with two through August. That compares with four surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Australia, $983,383; Dominican Republic, $522,178; and New Zealand, $168,957. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $2.43 million; The Netherlands, $6,200; and Mexico, $0.

Through August its top exports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Gasoline, other fuels; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); and Plastic boxes, containers, in that order. Those accounted for 80.04 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Fuel wood in logs, chips; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 98.3 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s exports:

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 0.63 percent compared to last year to $8.51 million.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 49.52 percent compared to last year to $385,077.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 21.03 percent compared to last year to $266,326.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) rose 4.03 percent compared to last year to $254,270.
  • Plastic boxes, containers fell 50.48 percent compared to last year to $246,272.

On the import side:

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 120.81 percent compared to last year to $8.06 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 12.1 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 40.4 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Fuel wood in logs, chips rose 29.02 percent compared to last year to $130,547.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 446.4 percent compared to last year to $104,155.

Last year Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $46.45 million. The Port’s surplus was $26.01 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand and Chile. Exports totaled $36.23 million and imports came to $10.22 million.