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Port of Eastport, Maine

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade totaled $11.31 million for the month of October, $202.81 million through October of 2018, and $120.22 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
1Canada$65.38 M
2Italy$57.71 M
3China$53.53 M
4South Korea$11.31 M
5Germany$5.29 M
6Poland$4.55 M
7Turkey$4.25 M
8Belgium$766,216
9Mexico$22,691

Overall Rank

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade increases 96.12 percent through October

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade with the world rose 96.12 percent, from $103.41 million to $202.81 million through the first 10 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Port of Eastport, Maine ranked No. 195 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 215. It finished No. 221 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 October Port of Eastport, Maine’s top trade parters 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 Canada, Italy, Poland, British Indian Ocean Territories and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 0.7 percent to $65.38 million.
    Exports fell 12.32 percent to $53.91 million. Imports rose 232.69 percent to $11.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy rose 102.85 percent to $57.71 million.
    Exports rose 102.85 percent to $57.71 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 China totaled $53.53 million.
    Exports totaled $53.53 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea totaled $11.31 million.
    Exports totaled $11.31 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany totaled $5.29 million.
    Exports totaled $5.29 million. There were no imports.

Port of Eastport, Maine’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 95.27 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Eastport, Maine had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with one through October. That compares with six surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Italy, $57.71 million; China, $53.53 million; and Canada, $42.43 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Poland, $4.55 million; British Indian Ocean Territories, $0; and Singapore, $0.

Through October it’s top exports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Fish, fresh or chilled; Mechanical wood pulp; Misc. stainless steel bars, rods; and Live fish, in that order. Those accounted for 99.55 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Misc. dead animal products; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; and Frozen fish, accounting for 99.52 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 4585.76 percent compared to last year to $105.2 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled rose 77.98 percent compared to last year to $52.27 million.
  • Mechanical wood pulp fell 0.55 percent compared to last year to $27.66 million.
  • Misc. stainless steel bars, rods totaled $528,794. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Live fish totaled $283,437. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Rafts, buoys, other misc. floating structures rose 135.65 percent compared to last year to $10.96 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 56.27 percent compared to last year to $3.09 million.
  • Misc. dead animal products rose 411.65 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks fell 46.61 percent compared to last year to $438,309.
  • Frozen fish rose 1495.42 percent compared to last year to $156,000.

Last year Port of Eastport, 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, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.