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Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $3.05 million for the month of October, $31.97 million through October of 2018, and $20.7 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$31.43 M
2Sweden$172,590
3South Korea$139,341
4China$67,541
5Israel$63,007
6Philippines$36,329
7Belgium$31,479
8India$14,396
9Finland$8,489
10Ireland$4,006

Overall Rank

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 120.27 percent through October

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 120.27 percent, from $14.51 million to $31.97 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 260 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. 290. It finished No. 285 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Israel . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, New Zealand, China, India and Sweden, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 118.72 percent to $31.43 million.
    Exports rose 30.08 percent to $11.63 million. Imports rose 264.69 percent to $19.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Sweden rose 3212.67 percent to $172,590.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 3212.67 percent to $172,590.
  • Trade with No. 3 South Korea totaled $139,341.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $139,341.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 128.81 percent to $67,541.
    Exports totaled $27,338. Imports rose 36.19 percent to $40,203.
  • Trade with No. 5 Israel totaled $63,007.
    Exports totaled $63,007. There were no imports.

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 99.7 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with five through October. That compares with two surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Israel, $63,007; Philippines, $36,329; and Belgium, $31,479. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $8.17 million; Sweden, $172,590; and South Korea, $139,341.

Through October it’s top exports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Paper, uncoated, for writing; Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; and Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, in that order. Those accounted for 72.05 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Gasoline, other fuels; Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Wood, tongue & groove, shaped, accounting for 91.99 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 fell 48.25 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Paper, uncoated, for writing rose 46014 percent compared to last year to $1.91 million.
  • Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806 rose 457.32 percent compared to last year to $1.68 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 6299.83 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
  • Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin totaled $910,774. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 33188 percent compared to last year to $8 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 45.69 percent compared to last year to $5.6 million.
  • Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp rose 9369.45 percent compared to last year to $3.44 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 22.22 percent compared to last year to $1.07 million.
  • Wood, tongue & groove, shaped rose 106.92 percent compared to last year to $438,146.

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