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Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s trade totaled $12.82 million for the month of February, $27.22 million through February of 2019, and $176.33 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$26.96 M
2China$113,684
3Israel$35,560
4United Kingdom$35,066
5Mexico$29,431
6India$21,795
7Sweden$13,017
8Japan$10,600
9Bangladesh$786

Overall Rank

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s trade decreases 0.3 percent through February

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s trade with the world fell 0.3 percent, from $27.3 million to $27.22 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.

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine ranked No. 197 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 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Mexico . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, India, Ireland, Sweden and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 0.78 percent to $26.96 million.
    Exports rose 15.71 percent to $7.91 million. Imports fell 6.33 percent to $19.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 1199.99 percent to $113,684.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1199.99 percent to $113,684.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel totaled $35,560.
    Exports totaled $35,560. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 United Kingdom totaled $35,066.
    Exports totaled $35,066. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 240.36 percent to $29,431.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 240.36 percent to $29,431.

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 99.83 percent of its trade with the world.

Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine had trade surpluses with two countries and deficits with seven through February. That compares with one surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Israel, $35,560; United Kingdom, $35,066; and Ireland, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Canada, $11.14 million; China, $113,684; and Mexico, $29,431.

Through February it’s top exports were Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc; Paper, uncoated, for writing; Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; and Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic, in that order. Those accounted for 85.62 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Gasoline, other fuels; and Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil, accounting for 65.32 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine’s exports:

  • Wood in the rough, stripped or not of sapwood, etc rose 68.2 percent compared to last year to $5.27 million.
  • Paper, uncoated, for writing fell 18.43 percent compared to last year to $586,872.
  • Veg Parchment, Greaseproof Papers Etc, Rolls 4806 fell 17.49 percent compared to last year to $465,214.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 13.31 percent compared to last year to $275,161.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 43.22 percent compared to last year to $230,813.

On the import side:

  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 26.57 percent compared to last year to $4.45 million.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled fell 4.94 percent compared to last year to $2.91 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons fell 21.58 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 5.23 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil rose 25.74 percent compared to last year to $1.69 million.

Last year Van Buren Border Crossing, 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.