Port of Bangor, Maine

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade totaled $69.81 million for the month of May, $609.1 million through May of 2020, and $3.2 billion 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
1France$285.11 M
2Canada$62.18 M
3United Kingdom$59.51 M
4Ireland$42.21 M
5Austria$26.87 M
6Brazil$22.32 M
7Greece$18.89 M
8Germany$15.17 M
9Portugal$14 M
10Poland$11 M

Overall Rank

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade decreases 52.18 percent through May

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade with the world fell 52.18 percent, from $1.27 billion to $609.1 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Port of Bangor, Maine ranked No. 111 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Port of Bangor, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Austria. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, Germany, Ireland, Canada and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France fell 31.3 percent to $285.11 million.
    Exports fell 80.58 percent to $76.61 million. Imports rose 917.06 percent to $208.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 48.67 percent to $62.18 million.
    Exports fell 70.07 percent to $33.94 million. Imports rose 264.81 percent to $28.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 28.97 percent to $59.51 million.
    Exports rose 32.87 percent to $56.69 million. Imports fell 93.15 percent to $2.82 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland fell 66.66 percent to $42.21 million.
    Exports fell 98.97 percent to $1.3 million. Imports totaled $40.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Austria rose 603.47 percent to $26.87 million.
    Exports rose 583.83 percent to $26.12 million. Imports totaled $750,000.

Port of Bangor, Maine’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 78.13 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bangor, Maine had trade surpluses with 21 countries and deficits with nine through May. That compares with 21 surpluses and 23 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with United Kingdom, $53.88 million; Austria, $25.37 million; and Greece, $18.89 million. The top three deficits through May of this year were with France, $131.89 million; Ireland, $39.61 million; and Brazil, $22.23 million.

Through May its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Satellites, related equipment; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Machinery for heating and sterilizing; and Exports military apparel, military equipment, in that order. Those accounted for 98.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Satellites, related equipment; Returned exports, without change; Returned exports, with change; Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439; and Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts, accounting for 99.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Bangor, Maine’s exports:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 25.62 percent compared to last year to $205.19 million.
  • Satellites, related equipment rose 298.86 percent compared to last year to $72.72 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 1643.45 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Machinery for heating and sterilizing totaled $2 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Exports military apparel, military equipment totaled $1.69 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Satellites, related equipment fell 52.07 percent compared to last year to $269.56 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 87.7 percent compared to last year to $48.72 million.
  • Returned exports, with change rose 43.57 percent compared to last year to $603,000.
  • Machinery For Making Pulp & Making Etc Paper, 8439 totaled $189,606. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts totaled $126,612. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Bangor, Maine posted total trade with the world of $3.2 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.12 billion. Exports totaled $1.04 billion and imports came to $2.16 billion.