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Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $1.99 million for the month of August, $27.17 million through August 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$26.78 M
2Israel$177,589
3China$93,900
4The Netherlands$35,812
5United Kingdom$34,965
6Ireland$28,073
7United Arab Emirates$15,830
8India$11,160

Overall Rank

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade increases 1.67 percent through August

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world rose 1.67 percent, from $26.73 million to $27.17 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 255 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 Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Sweden, South Korea, China and Philippines, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 1.96 percent to $26.78 million.
    Exports rose 5.17 percent to $10.16 million. Imports rose 0.09 percent to $16.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Israel totaled $177,589.
    Exports totaled $177,589. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China rose 39.03 percent to $93,900.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 133.56 percent to $93,900.
  • Trade with No. 4 The Netherlands totaled $35,812.
    Exports totaled $35,812. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom totaled $34,965.
    Exports totaled $34,965. There were no imports.

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with two through August. That compares with four surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Israel, $177,589; The Netherlands, $35,812; and United Kingdom, $34,965. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Canada, $6.46 million; China, $93,900; and Philippines, $0.

Through August its top exports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; Paper, uncoated, for writing; and Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, in that order. Those accounted for 75.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp; Gasoline, other fuels; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Nitrogenous fertilizers, accounting for 93.76 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 36.02 percent compared to last year to $2.38 million.
  • Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806 rose 35.26 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 22.24 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Paper, uncoated, for writing fell 4.59 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin fell 6.92 percent compared to last year to $693,501.

On the import side:

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 4.51 percent compared to last year to $7.55 million.
  • Non-dissolving chemical woodpulp rose 60.76 percent compared to last year to $3.54 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 22.41 percent compared to last year to $3.47 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 4.26 percent compared to last year to $855,664.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 1.07 percent compared to last year to $246,748.

Last year Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine posted total trade with the world of $39.23 million. The Port’s deficit was $11.08 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Sweden, South Korea, China and Israel. Exports totaled $14.07 million and imports came to $25.15 million.