Port of Eastport, Maine

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade totaled $8.2 million for the month of July, $66.3 million through July of 2020, and $161.97 million for all of 2019, 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$38.37 M
2Italy$17.01 M
3China$7.82 M
4France$1.6 M
5Germany$1.05 M
6Brazil$349,025
7The Netherlands$46,431
8Colombia$13,314
9Spain$10,049
10Bahamas$9,715

Overall Rank

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade decreases 36.12 percent through July

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade with the world fell 36.12 percent, from $103.79 million to $66.3 million through the first seven months of 2020 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Port of Eastport, Maine ranked No. 216 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 202. It finished No. 211 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July Port of Eastport, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Italy, China, South Korea and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 18.16 percent to $33.3 million.
    Exports fell 2.65 percent to $30.86 million. Imports fell 72.82 percent to $2.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy fell 60.27 percent to $13.95 million.
    Exports fell 60.27 percent to $13.95 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 57.07 percent to $7.82 million.
    Exports fell 57.07 percent to $7.82 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 France rose 49178 percent to $1.6 million.
    Exports rose 49178 percent to $1.6 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 70.84 percent to $1.04 million.
    Exports fell 70.84 percent to $1.04 million. There were no imports.

Port of Eastport, Maine’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 99.34 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Eastport, Maine had trade surpluses with 13 countries and deficits with zero through July. That compares with 10 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Canada, $28.42 million; Italy, $13.95 million; and China, $7.82 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with United Kingdom, $0; Venezuela, $0; and Belgium, $0.

Through July its top exports were Fish, fresh or chilled; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Cotton; Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts; and Misc. iron and steel articles, in that order. Those accounted for 99.4 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Shrimp, other crustaceans; Returned exports, without change; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; Misc. dead animal products; and Frozen fish, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Fish, fresh or chilled rose 13.57 percent compared to last year to $34.95 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 56.39 percent compared to last year to $27.47 million.
  • Cotton rose 2105.62 percent compared to last year to $464,084.
  • Misc. machinery for food and drink, parts totaled $141,030. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles rose 43 percent compared to last year to $95,372.

On the import side:

  • Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 10.29 percent compared to last year to $2.42 million.
  • Returned exports, without change totaled $168,215. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks fell 77.52 percent compared to last year to $124,059.
  • Misc. dead animal products fell 6.49 percent compared to last year to $69,360.
  • Frozen fish totaled $13,300. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Eastport, Maine posted total trade with the world of $161.97 million. The Port’s surplus was $125.32 million. Exports totaled $143.64 million and imports came to $18.32 million.