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Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $791,380 for the month of October, $12.14 million through October of 2018, and $14.25 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$12.05 M
2Australia$52,415
3Peru$18,811
4New Zealand$18,675
5Mexico$553
6China$314

Overall Rank

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 4.08 percent through October

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 4.08 percent, from $11.67 million to $12.14 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.

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 297 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. 298. It finished No. 298 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 Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Mexico . 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 3.3 percent to $12.05 million.
    Exports rose 4.68 percent to $9.71 million. Imports fell 2.05 percent to $2.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Australia totaled $52,415.
    Exports totaled $52,415. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Peru totaled $18,811.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $18,811.
  • Trade with No. 4 New Zealand totaled $18,675.
    Exports totaled $18,675. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico totaled $553.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $553.

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

Fort Fairfield Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with three countries and deficits with three through October. That compares with one surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Canada, $7.37 million; Australia, $52,415; and New Zealand, $18,675. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Peru, $18,811; Mexico, $553; and China, $314.

Through October it’s top exports were Potatoes (except sweet potatoes); Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; Doors, window frames, wooden joinery; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, in that order. Those accounted for 80.05 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 Potatoes, prepared, frozen, accounting for 76.16 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) rose 75.23 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick rose 94.41 percent compared to last year to $2.02 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 6.1 percent compared to last year to $1.01 million.
  • Doors, window frames, wooden joinery rose 100.13 percent compared to last year to $900,333.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry rose 190.64 percent compared to last year to $799,328.

On the import side:

  • Buckwheat, millet and canary seeds; other cereals including wild rice rose 35.82 percent compared to last year to $574,495.
  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc fell 5.3 percent compared to last year to $453,309.
  • Paper cartons, office box files, etc. rose 44.15 percent compared to last year to $317,835.
  • Potatoes (except sweet potatoes) rose 9.25 percent compared to last year to $242,380.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen fell 46.28 percent compared to last year to $210,139.

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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.