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Port of Belfast, Maine

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade totaled $0 for the month of October, $6.98 million through October of 2018, and $6.12 million for all of 2017, 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
1Venezuela$4.46 M
2Japan$1.29 M
3Spain$1.19 M
4Canada$32,842
5El Salvador$11,000

Overall Rank

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade increases 44.39 percent through July

Port of Belfast, Maine’s trade with the world rose 44.39 percent, from $4.84 million to $6.98 million through the first seven months of 2018 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 $2.41 trillion, with exports at $963.32 billion and imports at $1.45 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.31 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 9.51 percent and imports rose 9.17 percent.

Port of Belfast, Maine ranked No. 299 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 317. It finished No. 325 in the last full year.

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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through July Port of Belfast, Maine’s were No. 1 Venezuela, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 El Salvador . Through the same period of the previous year, the were held by Venezuela, Canada, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Japan, respectively

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Venezuela rose 15.56 percent to $4.46 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 15.56 percent to $4.46 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan totaled $1.29 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Spain totaled $1.19 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada fell 96.42 percent to $32,842.
    Exports fell 96.42 percent to $32,842. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 El Salvador totaled $11,000.
    Exports totaled $11,000. There were no imports.

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

Port of Belfast, Maine had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with three through July. That compares with two surpluses and two deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Canada, $32,842; El Salvador, $11,000; and United Kingdom, $0. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Venezuela, $4.46 million; Japan, $1.29 million; and Spain, $1.19 million.

Through July it’s were Compressors and pumps; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Petroleum products; and Padlocks, locks and keys, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The value of the Port’s were Petroleum products; Ash&Slag Nesoi, Inc Seaweed Ash; Ash Fm Muncp 2621; Gypsum; Padlocks, locks and keys, parts; and Scrap iron, steel, accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Compressors and pumps totaled $22,932. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people totaled $11,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $9,910. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Petroleum products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Padlocks, locks and keys, parts fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

On the import side:

  • Petroleum products rose 15.56 percent compared to last year to $4.46 million.
  • Ash&Slag Nesoi, Inc Seaweed Ash; Ash Fm Muncp 2621 totaled $1.29 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Gypsum totaled $1.19 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Padlocks, locks and keys, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Scrap iron, steel 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 $0. The Port’s deficit was $0 . At the end of the year, the region’s were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.