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Port of Bangor, Maine

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade totaled $109.78 million for the month of August, $1.8 billion through August 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$573.29 M
2Germany$253.09 M
3Ireland$141.46 M
4Canada$140.03 M
5Switzerland$108.82 M
6United Kingdom$103.61 M
7Israel$59.17 M
8South Africa$51.04 M
9Brazil$49.82 M
10Russia$47.88 M

Overall Rank

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade decreases 12.44 percent through August

Port of Bangor, Maine’s trade with the world fell 12.44 percent, from $2.06 billion to $1.8 billion 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.

Port of Bangor, Maine ranked No. 114 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 Port of Bangor, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 France, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Switzerland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by France, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom and South Africa, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France fell 13.97 percent to $573.29 million.
    Exports rose 314.78 percent to $23.26 million. Imports fell 16.76 percent to $550.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany fell 29.61 percent to $253.09 million.
    Exports rose 39.63 percent to $59.15 million. Imports fell 38.86 percent to $193.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Ireland rose 1665.45 percent to $141.46 million.
    Exports totaled $12.5 million. Imports rose 1509.45 percent to $128.96 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada fell 47.17 percent to $140.03 million.
    Exports fell 48.53 percent to $10.82 million. Imports fell 47.05 percent to $129.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Switzerland rose 123.88 percent to $108.82 million.
    Exports rose 512.61 percent to $66.2 million. Imports rose 12.75 percent to $42.62 million.

Port of Bangor, Maine’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 67.55 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Bangor, Maine had trade surpluses with 34 countries and deficits with 23 through August. That compares with 40 surpluses and 13 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with South Africa, $35.79 million; Russia, $31.98 million; and Portugal, $25.28 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with France, $526.77 million; Germany, $134.79 million; and Canada, $118.39 million.

Through August its top exports were Civilian aircraft, parts; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Value added to a returned import; and Electrical energy, in that order. Those accounted for 98.49 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Returned exports, with change, accounting for 99.88 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 18.51 percent compared to last year to $426.97 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $30.25 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 3723.26 percent compared to last year to $5.57 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 29.13 percent compared to last year to $4.9 million.
  • Electrical energy fell 48.04 percent compared to last year to $3.66 million.

On the import side:

  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 35.03 percent compared to last year to $818.2 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 96.05 percent compared to last year to $481.13 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 686.98 percent compared to last year to $11.44 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts totaled $8.78 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, with change rose 18.41 percent compared to last year to $1.42 million.

Last year Port of Bangor, Maine posted total trade with the world of $3.05 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.26 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were France, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom and South Africa. Exports totaled $895.49 million and imports came to $2.15 billion.