Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $1.16 million for the month of April, $4.64 million through April of 2020, and $17.87 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$4.55 M
2Australia$83,295
3China$1,625

Overall Rank

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 56.77 percent through March

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 56.77 percent, from $2.22 million to $3.47 million through the first three 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 $964.77 billion, with exports at $395.69 billion and imports at $569.09 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 3.07 percent and imports fell 4.91 percent.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 276 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through March Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners only trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China and No. 4 New Zealand. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada, Australia, New Zealand and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 66.24 percent to $3.45 million.
    Exports fell 5.75 percent to $1.47 million. Imports rose 282.44 percent to $1.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia fell 74.48 percent to $27,765.
    Exports fell 74.48 percent to $27,765. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 78.07 percent to $1,625.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 78.07 percent to $1,625.
  • Trade with No. 4 New Zealand fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with two through March. That compares with three surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Australia, $27,765; New Zealand, $0; and China, $1,625. The top three deficits through March of this year were with Canada, $514,788; China, $1,625; and New Zealand $0.

Through March its top exports were Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice; Plastic boxes, containers; and Potatoes, prepared, frozen, in that order. Those accounted for 90.8 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Value added to a returned import; and Paper cartons, office box files, etc., accounting for 96.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick rose 7.22 percent compared to last year to $809,430.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 29.9 percent compared to last year to $310,891.
  • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice rose 21.12 percent compared to last year to $101,326.
  • Plastic boxes, containers rose 224.09 percent compared to last year to $70,042.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 48.25 percent compared to last year to $64,103.

On the import side:

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen totaled $1.32 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice fell 4.95 percent compared to last year to $215,891.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc rose 54.24 percent compared to last year to $178,952.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $135,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Paper cartons, office box files, etc. fell 59.01 percent compared to last year to $58,872.

Last year Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $17.87 million. The Port’s surplus was $5.07 million. Exports totaled $11.47 million and imports came to $6.4 million.