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Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $2.61 million for the month of October, $26.9 million through October of 2018, and $34.23 million for all of 2017, 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$24.67 M
2Australia$1.01 M
3Dominican Republic$820,155
4New Zealand$266,181
5Chile$77,865
6Thailand$21,397
7United Kingdom$15,633
8The Netherlands$12,828
9Sweden$6,958
10Mexico$858

Overall Rank

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 10.9 percent through October

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 10.9 percent, from $30.19 million to $26.9 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 269 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 262. It finished No. 262 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Chile . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Australia, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom and New Zealand, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 12.7 percent to $24.67 million.
    Exports fell 18.49 percent to $14.93 million. Imports fell 2.01 percent to $9.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia rose 31.15 percent to $1.01 million.
    Exports rose 31.15 percent to $1.01 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Dominican Republic rose 72.6 percent to $820,155.
    Exports rose 72.6 percent to $820,155. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 New Zealand rose 100.02 percent to $266,181.
    Exports rose 100.02 percent to $266,181. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Chile totaled $77,865.
    Exports totaled $77,865. There were no imports.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.79 percent of its trade with the world.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with five through October. That compares with seven surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $5.19 million; Australia, $1.01 million; and Dominican Republic, $820,155. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Thailand, $21,397; United Kingdom, $15,633; and The Netherlands, $12,828.

Through October it’s top exports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Civilian aircraft, parts; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Plastic boxes, containers; and Potatoes (except sweet potatoes), in that order. Those accounted for 83.46 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Fuel wood in logs, chips; and Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms, accounting for 95.5 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 31.62 percent compared to last year to $10.58 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 1278.75 percent compared to last year to $1.55 million.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 9.17 percent compared to last year to $936,779.
  • Plastic boxes, containers rose 18.74 percent compared to last year to $613,111.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) rose 304.71 percent compared to last year to $596,085.

On the import side:

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 97.15 percent compared to last year to $4.04 million.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 49.7 percent compared to last year to $2.91 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 16.89 percent compared to last year to $2.07 million.
  • Fuel wood in logs, chips rose 34.13 percent compared to last year to $205,449.
  • Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms totaled $126,789. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.