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Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $1.69 million for the month of August, $14.57 million through August 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$14.37 M
2Australia$164,338
3New Zealand$27,765
4China$7,410

Overall Rank

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 41.88 percent through August

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 41.88 percent, from $10.27 million to $14.57 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.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 276 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 Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Peru. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Australia, Peru, New Zealand and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 41.18 percent to $14.37 million.
    Exports rose 17.09 percent to $9.5 million. Imports rose 135.7 percent to $4.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia rose 213.53 percent to $164,338.
    Exports rose 213.53 percent to $164,338. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 New Zealand rose 48.67 percent to $27,765.
    Exports rose 48.67 percent to $27,765. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 China totaled $7,410.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $7,410.
  • Trade with No. 5 Peru fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through August 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 August. That compares with three surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $4.63 million; Australia, $164,338; and New Zealand, $27,765. The top three deficits through August of this year were with China, $7,410; Peru, $0; and Mexico, $0.

Through August its top exports were Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick; Harvesting machinery for poultry; and Potatoes, prepared, frozen, in that order. Those accounted for 82.16 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; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Value added to a returned import; and Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc, accounting for 86.47 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) rose 44.62 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 54.25 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick fell 3.4 percent compared to last year to $1.44 million.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 6.21 percent compared to last year to $506,312.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 346.54 percent compared to last year to $387,518.

On the import side:

  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 1126.83 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
  • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice rose 13.13 percent compared to last year to $552,997.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 164.63 percent compared to last year to $491,548.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 2958.91 percent compared to last year to $458,837.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 15.44 percent compared to last year to $308,856.

Last year Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $13.27 million. The Port’s surplus was $7.92 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Australia, Peru, New Zealand and China. Exports totaled $10.6 million and imports came to $2.67 million.