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Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $791,430 for the month of February, $1.34 million through February of 2019, and $13.27 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$1.25 M
2Australia$63,260
3New Zealand$27,765
4China$2,375

Overall Rank

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 24.55 percent through February

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 24.55 percent, from $1.78 million to $1.34 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 293 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

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

    Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with one through February. That compares with one surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $653,559; Australia, $63,260; and New Zealand, $27,765. The top three deficits through February of this year were with China, $2,375; Mexico, $0; and New Zealand, $27,765.

    Through February it’s top exports were Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice; and Particle board, in that order. Those accounted for 90.15 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice; Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Paper cartons, office box files, etc.; Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); and Textile material bags for packing goods, accounting for 100 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 92.48 percent compared to last year to $486,657.
    • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 65.6 percent compared to last year to $231,642.
    • Potatoes, prepared, frozen totaled $108,813. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice fell 28.78 percent compared to last year to $59,359.
    • Particle board fell 38.3 percent compared to last year to $53,648.

    On the import side:

    • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice rose 21.5 percent compared to last year to $150,718.
    • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 29.5 percent compared to last year to $84,231.
    • Paper cartons, office box files, etc. fell 23.61 percent compared to last year to $45,467.
    • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) fell 19.45 percent compared to last year to $14,379.
    • Textile material bags for packing goods rose 270.71 percent compared to last year to $5,783.

    Last year Fort Fairfield 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.