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

Exports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 707 export by value totaled $9.31 million for the month of February, $16.67 million through February 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$10.6 M
2The Netherlands$4.08 M
3Switzerland$652,000
4Mexico$609,142
5Germany$476,472
6Singapore$143,368
7Hong Kong$56,400
8Peru$37,665
9Brazil$3,839
10Saint Maarten$2,574
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,472,572
2Port of Houston $4,660,203
3International Falls, Minn. $3,697,210
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,314,262
5Port Everglades, Fla. $652,000
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $348,806
7Port of Charleston $127,666
8Port of New York $107,526
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $81,778
10Port Laredo $57,751

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 32.81 percent through February to $16.67 million

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 32.81 percent from $24.8 million to $16.67 million through the first two 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 707 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 627 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

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 Liechtenstein. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,603,634
2The Netherlands $4,081,200
3Switzerland $652,000
4Mexico $609,142
5Germany $476,472
6Singapore $143,368
7Hong Kong $56,400
8Peru $37,665
9Brazil $3,839
10Saint Maarten $2,574

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 22.42 percent compared to last year to $5.47 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 55.79 percent compared to last year to $4.66 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 172.84 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 51.93 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 53.52 percent compared to last year to $652,000.

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 decreased $1.82 million, 14.68 percent, (63.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $4.08 million, 0 percent, (24.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Switzerland decreased $391,200, 37.5 percent, (3.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $4.13 million, 87.16 percent, (3.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $470,915, 8474.27 percent, (2.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.54 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.42 million of the $16.67 million total.

All totaled, 94.78 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $15.8 million of the $16.67 million total