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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 394 export by value totaled $39.32 million for the month of August, $298.14 million through August of 2019, and $343.43 million for all of 2018, 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$278.19 M
2The Netherlands$9.31 M
3Peru$6.58 M
4Mexico$1.36 M
5Germany$659,972
6Switzerland$652,000
7Morocco$620,750
8Singapore$590,673
9Hong Kong$56,400
10Argentina$52,717
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $298.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $93,013,222
2International Falls, Minn. $74,099,271
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $60,859,246
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,900,820
5Port of Houston $17,485,589
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $16,693,746
7Port of New Orleans $10,311,328
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,562,259
9Port Everglades, Fla. $705,148
10Port of New York $494,895

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels increased 12.82 percent through August to $298.14 million

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels increased 12.82 percent from $264.26 million to $298.14 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 394 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 434 for the last full year with a total value of $343.43 million, a $53.11 million, 13.39 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $278,187,928
2The Netherlands $9,308,000
3Peru $6,584,118
4Mexico $1,357,841
5Germany $659,972
6Switzerland $652,000
7Morocco $620,750
8Singapore $590,673
9Hong Kong $56,400
10Argentina $52,717

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $14,427,715
2Seattle $13,343,971
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,074,266
4Duluth, Minn. $4,857,901
5Detroit $3,979,017
6Pembina, N.D. $3,618,530
7Miami $2,144,387
8Buffalo $563,728
9Laredo $253,986
10Charleston $225,984

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 15.84 percent compared to last year to $93.01 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 128.93 percent compared to last year to $74.1 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 7.99 percent compared to last year to $60.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.32 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 45.79 percent compared to last year to $17.49 million.

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 to No. 1 Canada increased $56.06 million, 25.24 percent, (93.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $8.06 million, 645.89 percent, (3.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Peru decreased $21.21 million, 76.31 percent, (2.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $4.27 million, 75.87 percent, (0.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $198,124, 23.09 percent, (0.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.32 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $296.1 million of the $298.14 million total.

All totaled, 88.67 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $264.36 million of the $298.14 million total