What Trade Means for Maine

  • International trade, including exports and imports, supports 180,500 Maine jobs – more than 1 in 5 in the state.
  • Since 2009, Maine jobs related to trade increased by 25.9%; overall job growth was 0.3% in same time frame.

(Source: “How Maine’s Economy Benefits from International Trade & Investment” report from Business Roundtable)

Making Connections: Quebec-Maine Business Forum

March 14  |  Auburn, ME

Between 2011 and 2015, trade between Québec and Maine increased by more than 30%.

Our annual Canada Day program this year focuses on opportunities in Quebec and includes afternoon one-on-one business matchmaking meetings.


What Our Members Say

“MITC is an incredible resource available to companies of all sizes in Maine.  As a young entrepreneur with a global mindset, I find MITC to be a vital tool in my efforts to grow my business and expand the market for my products, now or in the future.  From the educational programs to the research arm to the trade mission opportunities, MITC offers a vast array of resources and programs to help Maine companies learn, develop, and grow.”

Kate McAleer, Founder/Owner, Bixby & Co., Rockland, ME

2016 Annual Report