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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 445 export by value totaled $27.65 million for the month of October, $315.13 million through October of 2018, and $396.55 million for all of 2017, 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$266.5 M
2Peru$29.07 M
3Mexico$5.73 M
4Switzerland$5.02 M
5The Netherlands$4.85 M
6Germany$1.2 M
7Bosnia-Hercegovina$901,350
8Singapore$772,212
9Liechtenstein$434,450
10China$189,113
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $315.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $94,967,856
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $72,087,217
3International Falls, Minn. $38,908,102
4Port of Houston $37,138,514
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,930,753
6Port of Port Arthur, Texas $15,894,101
7Port of New Orleans $13,771,835
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,301,147
9Port Everglades, Fla. $6,423,900
10Port of Long Beach $1,060,702

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 17.89 percent through October to $315.13 million

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 17.89 percent from $383.8 million to $315.13 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 445 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 389 for the last full year with a total value of $396.55 million, a $147.33 million, 59.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $266,498,310
2Peru $29,074,867
3Mexico $5,732,688
4Switzerland $5,020,400
5The Netherlands $4,854,750
6Germany $1,196,425
7Bosnia-Hercegovina $901,350
8Singapore $772,212
9Liechtenstein $434,450
10China $189,113

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $10,542,034
2Seattle $4,523,238
3Pembina, N.D. $3,618,530
4Detroit $2,894,589
5Miami $1,410,887
6Duluth, Minn. $1,382,513
7Laredo $142,810
8San Francisco $136,000
9Los Angeles $71,746
10Charleston $66,240

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 28.56 percent compared to last year to $94.97 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 22.94 percent compared to last year to $72.09 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 17.5 percent compared to last year to $38.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 94.01 percent compared to last year to $37.14 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 339.57 percent compared to last year to $19.93 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 decreased $89.82 million, 25.21 percent, (84.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Peru increased $18.32 million, 170.25 percent, (9.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.71 million, 49.91 percent, (1.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $3.71 million, 284.41 percent, (1.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $4.04 million, 493.07 percent, (1.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.75 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $311.18 million of the $315.13 million total.

All totaled, 83.47 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $263.03 million of the $315.13 million total