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Port of Bangor, Maine

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade totaled $241.4 million for the month of February, $412.41 million through February of 2019, and $3.05 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
1France$123.32 M
2Ireland$63.43 M
3Germany$54.91 M
4United Kingdom$32.08 M
5Canada$31.47 M
6South Africa$30.47 M
7Russia$17.4 M
8Brazil$15.02 M
9Israel$14.34 M
10India$4.39 M

Overall Rank

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade decreases 6.65 percent through February

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade with the world fell 6.65 percent, from $441.78 million to $412.41 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.

Port of Bangor, Maine ranked No. 112 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 Port of Bangor, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 France, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, Germany, Canada, Portugal and United Kingdom, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France fell 32.73 percent to $123.32 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 31.39 percent to $123.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Ireland totaled $63.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $63.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany fell 22.63 percent to $54.91 million.
    Exports fell 99.22 percent to $46,400. Imports fell 15.59 percent to $54.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom fell 1.97 percent to $32.08 million.
    Exports rose 129.29 percent to $18.83 million. Imports fell 45.94 percent to $13.25 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 36.06 percent to $31.47 million.
    Exports fell 68.44 percent to $1.57 million. Imports fell 32.43 percent to $29.9 million.

Port of Bangor, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 74 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bangor, Maine had trade surpluses with nine countries and deficits with 14 through February. That compares with 12 surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with South Africa, $30.47 million; Russia, $16.12 million; and United Kingdom, $5.57 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with France, $123.32 million; Ireland, $63.43 million; and Germany, $54.81 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Value added to a returned import; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Electrical energy; and Scrap iron, steel, in that order. Those accounted for 99.54 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Cell phones, related equipment; Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines; and Misc. printed matter, including photos, accounting for 99.99 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 35.73 percent compared to last year to $78.94 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 737.56 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts totaled $821,505. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electrical energy fell 82.39 percent compared to last year to $634,187.
  • Scrap iron, steel rose 1545.48 percent compared to last year to $557,439.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 28.08 percent compared to last year to $220.24 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 53.51 percent compared to last year to $108.6 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $328,392. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Lifting, handling, loading, unloading machines totaled $44,600. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. printed matter, including photos totaled $39,476. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Bangor, 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.