Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 408 export by value totaled $56.05 million for the month of May, $149.99 million through May of 2020, and $381.26 million for all of 2019, 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$143.49 M
2The Netherlands$3.85 M
3China$1.33 M
4Mexico$591,553
5Peru$320,589
6South Korea$211,869
7Germany$170,500
8Denmark$15,500
9Belgium$12,150
10France$0
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U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 7.97 percent through May to $149.99 million

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 7.97 percent from $162.99 million to $149.99 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 408 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 423 for the last full year with a total value of $381.26 million, a $37.83 million, 11.01 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Peru, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Peru, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first five months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 373.39 percent compared to last year to $38.26 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 14.16 percent compared to last year to $33.79 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 20.65 percent compared to last year to $23.91 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 63.83 percent compared to last year to $13.46 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish totaled $13.43 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports from No. 1 Canada increased $64.32 million, 22.21 percent, (235.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Peru decreased $15.95 million, 54.87 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.4 million, 17.76 percent, (6.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $5.03 million, 75.53 percent, (1.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Singapore increased $27,896, 2.81 percent, (0.68 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.39 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $378.94 million of the $381.26 million total.

All totaled, 81.9 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $122.85 million of the $149.99 million total