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Port of Calais, Maine

Port of Calais, Maine’s trade totaled $203.77 million for the month of February, $423.22 million through February of 2019, and $3.53 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
1Canada$414.98 M
2Indonesia$1.74 M
3Philippines$1.31 M
4China$1.07 M
5Germany$952,561
6South Korea$511,242
7Italy$497,064
8United Kingdom$397,068
9Sweden$358,526
10Peru$236,491

Overall Rank

Port of Calais, Maine’s trade decreases 24.53 percent through February

Port of Calais, Maine’s trade with the world fell 24.53 percent, from $560.78 million to $423.22 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 Calais, Maine ranked No. 110 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 Calais, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Indonesia, Philippines, China and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 25.07 percent to $414.98 million.
    Exports fell 44.25 percent to $125.98 million. Imports fell 11.86 percent to $289 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Indonesia rose 64.26 percent to $1.74 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 64.26 percent to $1.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Philippines rose 28.51 percent to $1.31 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 28.51 percent to $1.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 52.8 percent to $1.07 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 83.49 percent to $1.07 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany rose 45.18 percent to $952,561.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 45.18 percent to $952,561.

Port of Calais, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.25 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Calais, Maine had trade surpluses with four countries and deficits with 35 through February. That compares with two surpluses and 34 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with South Korea, $440,118; Israel, $16,760; and Jamaica, $13,951. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $163.02 million; Indonesia, $1.74 million; and Philippines, $1.31 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Tractors; and Frozen fruit, nuts, in that order. Those accounted for 33.57 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Shrimp, other crustaceans; Fish, fresh or chilled; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; and Value added to a returned import, accounting for 55.78 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 81.78 percent compared to last year to $18.73 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 13.3 percent compared to last year to $8.53 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 201.83 percent compared to last year to $8.07 million.
  • Tractors fell 20.17 percent compared to last year to $4.16 million.
  • Frozen fruit, nuts rose 177.57 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.

On the import side:

  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 22.32 percent compared to last year to $80.62 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled fell 3.56 percent compared to last year to $33.62 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 20.59 percent compared to last year to $24.49 million.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks rose 3.09 percent compared to last year to $13.88 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 40.93 percent compared to last year to $12.87 million.

Last year Port of Calais, 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.