What Trade Means to Maine
- Last year, 2,264 Maine companies exported $2.8 billion in goods and services to 168 countries.
- Trade supports 180,500 (nearly 1 in 4) Maine jobs.
- Since 2009, Maine jobs related to trade increased by 25.9%, while overall job growth was just 0.3% in same time frame.
(Source: “How Maine’s Economy Benefits from International Trade & Investment” report from Business Roundtable)
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