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Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $3.51 million for the month of February, $8.09 million through February of 2019, and $39.23 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$8.09 M

Overall Rank

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 3.54 percent through February

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 3.54 percent, from $7.81 million to $8.09 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 240 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters only trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China and No. 4 India . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners only spots were held by Canada, China, Belgium and India, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 4.58 percent to $8.09 million.
    Exports rose 17.14 percent to $3.24 million. Imports fell 2.42 percent to $4.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Belgium fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

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

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with one through February. That compares with two surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Belgium, $0; China, $0; and India, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $1.6 million; Belgium, $0; and China $0.

Through February it’s top exports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Paper, uncoated, for writing; Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806; and Commercial vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 72.68 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp; Tractors; and Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic, accounting for 96.41 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 40.42 percent compared to last year to $707,675.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 52.15 percent compared to last year to $544,653.
  • Paper, uncoated, for writing fell 6.99 percent compared to last year to $479,267.
  • Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806 rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $345,801.
  • Commercial vehicles fell 7.08 percent compared to last year to $279,715.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 15.78 percent compared to last year to $1.88 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 8.09 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp rose 46.76 percent compared to last year to $915,892.
  • Tractors totaled $128,762. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 3.6 percent compared to last year to $119,979.

Last year Fort Kent 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.