What Trade Means to Maine

  • Last year, 2,087 Maine companies exported $2.8 billion in goods and services to 169 countries.
  • Trade supports 157,300 Maine jobs (nearly 1 in 5).
  • Trade-related jobs grew 10 times faster than total employment in Maine during the same time period.
  • Maine exports have grown more than 20% faster than state GDP since 2006.

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


Trade Day 2019

May 23 & 24  |  Portland, ME

The bioeconomy uses renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as fish, forests, and micro-organisms – to produce energy, food, and value-added materials. Rich in natural resources, Maine is uniquely poised to capitalize on new and promising technologies. How can your business be part of this exciting global paradigm shift?

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How Can We Help?

“It’s possible to be a small Maine company and become an international brand.” That’s the message of this beautiful video from Flowfold, and nothing is more rewarding for us than being a part of that success. Watch the video. Get inspired. Schedule a meeting with a MITC trade specialist to discuss how we can help your business.

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Call for Entries – New Product Global Showcase

Does your company have a new product or service? Could you be our next “Best in Show” winner? Review the entry guidelines today.

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Sponsored by TD Bank

Deadline for entries is April 5, 2019.