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Port of Belfast, Maine

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade totaled $0 for the month of August, $7.43 million through August of 2019, and $8.26 million 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
1Colombia$4.65 M
2Brazil$1.81 M
3Chile$879,532
4Canada$81,515
5Ireland$15,329

Overall Rank

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade increases 6.41 percent through August

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade with the world rose 6.41 percent, from $6.98 million to $7.43 million 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 Belfast, Maine ranked No. 298 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 Belfast, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Ireland. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Venezuela, Japan, Spain, Canada and El Salvador, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Colombia totaled $4.65 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $4.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil totaled $1.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chile totaled $879,532.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $879,532.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada rose 148.2 percent to $81,515.
    Exports rose 148.2 percent to $81,515. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Ireland totaled $15,329.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $15,329.

Port of Belfast, Maine’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Belfast, Maine had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with four through August. That compares with two surpluses and three deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $81,515; El Salvador, $0; and Spain, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Colombia, $4.65 million; Brazil, $1.81 million; and Chile, $879,532.

Through August its top exports were Polymers of vinyl chloride; Petroleum products; Misc. ash and slag; Various forms of salt; and Nonelectric radiators, heaters, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Petroleum products; Misc. ash and slag; Various forms of salt; Nonelectric radiators, heaters, parts; and Polymers of vinyl chloride, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Polymers of vinyl chloride totaled $81,515. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Petroleum products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. ash and slag totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Various forms of salt totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Nonelectric radiators, heaters, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Petroleum products rose 4.28 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • Misc. ash and slag rose 39.58 percent compared to last year to $1.81 million.
  • Various forms of salt totaled $879,532. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Nonelectric radiators, heaters, parts totaled $15,329. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Polymers of vinyl chloride totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Belfast, Maine posted total trade with the world of $8.26 million. The Port’s deficit was $8.17 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Venezuela, Japan, Chile, Spain and Canada. Exports totaled $43,842 and imports came to $8.21 million.