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Port of Eastport, Maine

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade totaled $25.78 million for the month of February, $31.65 million through February 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
1Italy$16.66 M
2China$5.77 M
3Canada$3.52 M
4South Korea$2.64 M
5Germany$2.29 M
6Belgium$763,682

Overall Rank

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade decreases 13.7 percent through February

Port of Eastport, Maine’s trade with the world fell 13.7 percent, from $36.68 million to $31.65 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 Eastport, Maine ranked No. 192 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 Eastport, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Canada, Italy, Turkey and South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Italy rose 213.31 percent to $16.66 million.
    Exports rose 213.31 percent to $16.66 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 65.18 percent to $5.77 million.
    Exports fell 65.18 percent to $5.77 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada fell 54.61 percent to $3.52 million.
    Exports fell 53.06 percent to $2.9 million. Imports fell 60.65 percent to $621,858.
  • Trade with No. 4 South Korea fell 4.65 percent to $2.64 million.
    Exports fell 7.48 percent to $2.57 million. Imports totaled $78,526.
  • Trade with No. 5 Germany totaled $2.29 million.
    Exports totaled $2.29 million. There were no imports.

Port of Eastport, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 97.59 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Eastport, Maine had trade surpluses with six countries and deficits with zero through February. That compares with five surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Italy, $16.66 million; China, $5.77 million; and South Korea, $2.49 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Turkey, $0; Belgium, $763,682; and Canada, $2.28 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Fish, fresh or chilled; Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin; Train and locomotive parts; and Wood, tongue & groove, shaped, in that order. Those accounted for 99.96 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Shrimp, other crustaceans; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; Engine parts; Value added to a returned import; and Compressors and pumps, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 18.86 percent compared to last year to $28.05 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled fell 53.11 percent compared to last year to $2.85 million.
  • Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin totaled $15,787. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Train and locomotive parts totaled $14,947. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Wood, tongue & groove, shaped rose 162.57 percent compared to last year to $11,062.

On the import side:

  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 69.34 percent compared to last year to $322,924.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks rose 9.82 percent compared to last year to $298,934.
  • Engine parts totaled $78,526. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Compressors and pumps totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $0.