Port of Bangor, Maine

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade totaled $174.44 million for the month of June, $783.53 million through June 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$300.12 M
2United Kingdom$97.87 M
3Canada$74.36 M
4Ireland$71.41 M
5Austria$42.75 M
6Moldova$29.71 M
7Brazil$25.86 M
8Greece$21.03 M
9Germany$19.39 M
10Poland$16.5 M

Overall Rank

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade decreases 51.26 percent through June

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade with the world fell 51.26 percent, from $1.61 billion to $783.53 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.

Port of Bangor, Maine ranked No. 111 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 Port of Bangor, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Canada, 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 Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France fell 43.57 percent to $300.12 million.
    Exports rose 273.59 percent to $76.61 million. Imports fell 56.29 percent to $223.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 United Kingdom rose 1.57 percent to $97.87 million.
    Exports rose 60.68 percent to $70.05 million. Imports fell 47.28 percent to $27.82 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada fell 40.17 percent to $74.36 million.
    Exports rose 247.79 percent to $34.22 million. Imports fell 64.93 percent to $40.14 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland fell 44.63 percent to $71.41 million.
    Exports totaled $30.5 million. Imports fell 68.28 percent to $40.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Austria rose 884.22 percent to $42.75 million.
    Exports totaled $42 million. Imports fell 82.73 percent to $750,000.

Port of Bangor, Maine’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 74.85 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bangor, Maine had trade surpluses with 27 countries and deficits with 13 through June. That compares with 27 surpluses and 22 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with United Kingdom, $42.24 million; Austria, $41.25 million; and Moldova, $29.71 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with France, $146.9 million; Brazil, $25.69 million; and Ireland, $10.41 million.

Through June 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 99.14 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Satellites, related equipment; Returned exports, without change; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Petroleum products; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 99.6 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 10.73 percent compared to last year to $306.59 million.
  • Satellites, related equipment rose 140.37 percent compared to last year to $72.72 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 117.33 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 57.99 percent compared to last year to $308.97 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 84.4 percent compared to last year to $73.74 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts totaled $3.53 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Petroleum products totaled $2.6 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 551.13 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.

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.