Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $3.43 million for the month of May, $13.19 million through May of 2020, and $40.06 million 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$12.33 M
2Australia$666,936
3New Zealand$55,530
4Costa Rica$53,165
5Colombia$47,097
6The Netherlands$27,230
7China$7,540
8United Kingdom$3,744

Overall Rank

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 5.75 percent through May

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 5.75 percent, from $14 million to $13.19 million 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.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 260 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 Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Colombia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand and Costa Rica, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 3.57 percent to $12.33 million.
    Exports rose 26.85 percent to $8.7 million. Imports fell 38.79 percent to $3.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia rose 15.18 percent to $666,936.
    Exports totaled $666,936. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 New Zealand fell 63.92 percent to $55,530.
    Exports totaled $55,530. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Costa Rica fell 33.19 percent to $53,165.
    Exports totaled $53,165. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Colombia fell 15.3 percent to $47,097.
    Exports totaled $47,097. There were no imports.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.71 percent of its trade with the world.

Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with three through May. That compares with two surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Canada, $5.07 million; Australia, $666,936; and New Zealand, $55,530. The top three deficits through May of this year were with The Netherlands, $27,230; China, $7,540; and United Kingdom, $3,744.

Through May its top exports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa; Plastic boxes, containers; Harvesting machinery for poultry; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, in that order. Those accounted for 88.95 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Returned exports, without change; and Fuel wood in logs, chips, accounting for 98.31 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 25.51 percent compared to last year to $3.89 million.
  • Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa totaled $3.88 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic boxes, containers rose 9.25 percent compared to last year to $251,533.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry rose 29.32 percent compared to last year to $231,334.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 1195.95 percent compared to last year to $213,831.

On the import side:

  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 24.53 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 78.54 percent compared to last year to $818,705.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 42.25 percent compared to last year to $676,200.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 34.32 percent compared to last year to $139,900.
  • Fuel wood in logs, chips fell 60.65 percent compared to last year to $36,893.

Last year Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $40.06 million. The Port’s surplus was $13.76 million. Exports totaled $26.91 million and imports came to $13.15 million.