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Port of Eastport, Maine

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade totaled $20.76 million for the month of August, $124.54 million through August of 2019, and $226.52 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
1Canada$53.87 M
2Italy$39.83 M
3China$21.1 M
4South Korea$4.93 M
5Germany$3.57 M
6Belgium$1.22 M
7United Kingdom$9,085
8Venezuela$3,528
9France$3,240
10Haiti$2,892

Overall Rank

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade decreases 23.97 percent through August

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade with the world fell 23.97 percent, from $163.8 million to $124.54 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 Eastport, Maine ranked No. 199 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 Eastport, Maine’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Italy, China, Canada, South Korea and Germany, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 20.69 percent to $53.87 million.
    Exports rose 29.11 percent to $43.79 million. Imports fell 5.92 percent to $10.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy fell 19.23 percent to $39.83 million.
    Exports fell 19.23 percent to $39.83 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 54.54 percent to $21.1 million.
    Exports fell 54.54 percent to $21.1 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 42.45 percent to $4.93 million.
    Exports fell 43.37 percent to $4.85 million. Imports totaled $78,526.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany fell 32.44 percent to $3.57 million.
    Exports fell 32.44 percent to $3.57 million. There were no imports.

Port of Eastport, Maine’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 99 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Eastport, Maine had trade surpluses with 12 countries and deficits with zero through August. That compares with eight surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Italy, $39.83 million; Canada, $33.7 million; and China, $21.1 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Mexico, $0; Turkey, $0; and Poland, $0.

Through August its top exports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Fish, fresh or chilled; Live fish; Misc. stainless steel bars, rods; and Misc. iron and steel articles, in that order. Those accounted for 99.52 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Floating or submersible docks, platforms; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; Misc. dead animal products; and Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures, accounting for 98.33 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 18.82 percent compared to last year to $70.57 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled rose 31.37 percent compared to last year to $42.75 million.
  • Live fish fell 13.97 percent compared to last year to $243,830.
  • Misc. stainless steel bars, rods fell 71.77 percent compared to last year to $149,273.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles totaled $115,435. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Floating or submersible docks, platforms totaled $6 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 15.45 percent compared to last year to $2.57 million.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks rose 57.6 percent compared to last year to $637,909.
  • Misc. dead animal products fell 28.7 percent compared to last year to $619,755.
  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures fell 98.4 percent compared to last year to $174,190.

Last year Port of Eastport, Maine posted total trade with the world of $226.52 million. The Port’s surplus was $191.02 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, China, Italy, South Korea and Germany. Exports totaled $208.77 million and imports came to $17.75 million.