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Port of Searsport, Maine

Port of Searsport, Maine’s trade totaled $24.52 million for the month of February, $71.83 million through February of 2019, and $531.15 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$69.46 M
2Chile$1.21 M
3Brazil$1.03 M
4Malaysia$136,596
5United Kingdom$5,000

Overall Rank

Port of Searsport, Maine’s trade decreases 28.74 percent through February

Port of Searsport, Maine’s trade with the world fell 28.74 percent, from $100.8 million to $71.83 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 Searsport, Maine ranked No. 169 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 Searsport, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 United Kingdom . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Turkey, Belgium, Saudi Arabia and Chile, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 18.28 percent to $69.46 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 18.28 percent to $69.46 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Chile rose 46.65 percent to $1.21 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 46.65 percent to $1.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil totaled $1.03 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Malaysia totaled $136,596.
    Exports totaled $136,596. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 United Kingdom totaled $5,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5,000.

Port of Searsport, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Searsport, Maine had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with four through February. That compares with one surpluses and four deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Malaysia, $136,596; Belgium, $0; and Saudi Arabia, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $69.46 million; Chile, $1.21 million; and Brazil, $1.03 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Equipment, parts for exercising; Gasoline, other fuels; Preparations for animal feeding; Plastic tableware and other products; and Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Various forms of salt; Kaolin clays; Value added to a returned import; and Plastic tableware and other products, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Equipment, parts for exercising totaled $136,596. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Preparations for animal feeding totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastic tableware and other products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 26.6 percent compared to last year to $69.46 million.
  • Various forms of salt rose 46.65 percent compared to last year to $1.21 million.
  • Kaolin clays totaled $1.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $5,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Plastic tableware and other products totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Searsport, 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.