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Houlton Border Crossing, Maine

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $390.18 million for the month of February, $641.1 million through February of 2019, and $5.64 billion 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$458.82 M
2Ireland$130.93 M
3Israel$41.46 M
4Mexico$1.52 M
5China$1.1 M
6Thailand$1.08 M
7Japan$835,480
8Austria$780,274
9Finland$750,785
10Germany$732,618

Overall Rank

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 15.85 percent through February

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 15.85 percent, from $761.88 million to $641.1 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.

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 97 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 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Ireland, Israel, Finland and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 0.52 percent to $458.82 million.
    Exports rose 2.39 percent to $157.32 million. Imports fell 1.98 percent to $301.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland fell 42.8 percent to $130.93 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 42.8 percent to $130.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel fell 20.91 percent to $41.46 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 20.91 percent to $41.46 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Mexico rose 14.33 percent to $1.52 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 14.33 percent to $1.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 41.87 percent to $1.1 million.
    Exports rose 156.36 percent to $252,568. Imports fell 52.71 percent to $851,733.

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 98.87 percent of its trade with the world.

Houlton Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with 35 through February. That compares with two surpluses and 33 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Chile, $320,510; Australia, $104,775; and United Arab Emirates, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $144.19 million; Ireland, $130.93 million; and Israel, $41.46 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Tractors; Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms; Misc. iron and steel articles; Special Canadian classifications; and Trailers and similar vehicles, in that order. Those accounted for 32.72 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Medicines in individual dosages; Rubber tires; Potatoes, prepared, frozen; Shrimp, other crustaceans; and Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms, accounting for 64.21 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Tractors rose 17.88 percent compared to last year to $14.51 million.
  • Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms fell 6.73 percent compared to last year to $13.99 million.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles fell 11.12 percent compared to last year to $9.6 million.
  • Special Canadian classifications totaled $8.11 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Trailers and similar vehicles rose 3.72 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.

On the import side:

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 38.62 percent compared to last year to $172.67 million.
  • Rubber tires rose 17.68 percent compared to last year to $60.22 million.
  • Potatoes, prepared, frozen rose 9.59 percent compared to last year to $39.99 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $20.88 million.
  • Compounded rubber, unvulcanised, primary forms rose 8.46 percent compared to last year to $16.38 million.

Last year Houlton 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.