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Maine elver harvest tops $12 million as season ends


Maine elver harvesters caught 9,282 pounds of baby eels this season, with a reported value of $12.09 million and an average price per pound of $1,302.

Maine Beer Box on its way to Iceland

The Maine Beer Box, a shipping container retrofitted with 78 tap handles from 40 Maine brewers, headed off to Reykjavik, Iceland, on June 3.

MITC hosting international trade event in Bangor

Maine International Trade Center will host Trade Day 2017, "Charting a Course in the Changing EU," on Thursday, May 25, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Cold storage windfall: USM researchers put long-term gains up to $900M

Renee Cordes |

Maine could see a potential long-term economic windfall of $500 million to $900 million if Portland gets a waterfront cold storage warehouse, according to researchers at the University of Southern...

Bisaillon-Cary stepping down as head of Maine International Trade Center

Gov. Paul R. LePage and Maine International Trade Center Board of Directors announced Friday the departure of Janine Bisaillon-Cary state director of international trade.

Exporting seafood: With perishable products, time is money

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine's elver season begins late March when the baby eels begin to arrive after a 1,200-mile migration from the Sargasso Sea.

Brexit opens new opportunities for Maine trade

Lori Valigra |

Shifting sands in the European Union, including Britain's exit from the EU, known as Brexit, and federal elections in France, Britain and Germany, will create uncertainty in international trade and...

It's getting to be 'crunch time' for cold storage facility in Portland

Renee Cordes |

Portland's debate over a proposed multimillion-dollar refrigerated waterfront warehouse is about to heat up, two and a half years after Americold Logistics LLC won the bid to design and build it.

Buy local, sell global

Maine's exported goods totaled $2.86 billion last year, up 4.9% from the previous year.

'Measures of Growth 2017' report: Maine gets 'red flag' for R&D


An annual report that assesses economic indicators related to Maine's business climate, workforce, health and wellness, civic assets and the environment gives the state high marks for exceptional...