Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $2.88 million for the month of June, $15.73 million through June of 2020, and $40.42 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$15.64 M
2Israel$85,488
3France$5,931

Overall Rank

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 25.82 percent through June

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 25.82 percent, from $21.2 million to $15.73 million through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 259 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June 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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through June Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 France, No. 4 India and No. 5 Ireland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, China, Israel, United Kingdom and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 25.46 percent to $15.64 million.
    Exports fell 12.6 percent to $7.29 million. Imports fell 33.95 percent to $8.35 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Israel rose 53.42 percent to $85,488.
    Exports rose 53.42 percent to $85,488. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 France totaled $5,931.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5,931.
  • Trade with No. 4 India fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ireland fell 100 percent to $0.
    There were no exports. There were no imports.

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

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with two through June. That compares with four surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Israel, $85,488; India, $0; and Ireland, $0. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Canada, $1.06 million; France, $5,931; and India, $0.

Through June its top exports were Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Paper, uncoated, for writing; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; and Paper, paperboard scrap, in that order. Those accounted for 77.16 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp; Gasoline, other fuels; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 92.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806 rose 27.43 percent compared to last year to $1.7 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 43.99 percent compared to last year to $1.11 million.
  • Paper, uncoated, for writing rose 1.03 percent compared to last year to $1.09 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 30.48 percent compared to last year to $910,833.
  • Paper, paperboard scrap rose 44.75 percent compared to last year to $875,357.

On the import side:

  • Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp rose 18.86 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 47.41 percent compared to last year to $1.69 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 75.09 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 107.35 percent compared to last year to $1.3 million.
  • Returned exports, without change rose 1699.18 percent compared to last year to $259,442.

Last year Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $40.42 million. The Port’s deficit was $10.63 million. Exports totaled $14.89 million and imports came to $25.52 million.