Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 2 export by value totaled $8.25 billion for the month of December, $87.51 billion in 2019, and $94.22 billion 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$27.04 B
2Canada$9.85 B
3Brazil$8.54 B
4Chile$3.46 B
5Colombia$3.02 B
6Panama$2.9 B
7Peru$2.78 B
8The Netherlands$2.6 B
9Ecuador$2.27 B
10Guatemala$2.23 B
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U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 7.12 percent through December 2019 to $87.51 billion

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 7.12 percent from $94.22 billion to $87.51 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 2 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 2 for the last full year with a total value of $94.22 billion, a $16.38 billion, 21.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 4 Port of Texas City, Texas and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Venezuela. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 4 Port of Port Arthur, Texas and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $27,039,630,257
2Canada $9,851,314,377
3Brazil $8,536,816,270
4Chile $3,455,475,985
5Colombia $3,024,780,016
6Panama $2,895,444,652
7Peru $2,775,267,564
8The Netherlands $2,597,415,545
9Ecuador $2,273,141,462
10Guatemala $2,226,154,019

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $10,723,633,432
2New Orleans $6,764,043,676
3Port Arthur, Texas $2,778,251,504
4Laredo $1,767,714,803
5Pembina, N.D. $1,371,439,785
6Mobile $1,117,279,972
7El Paso $1,062,725,936
8San Francisco $982,991,818
9Seattle $846,554,890
10Detroit $366,149,375

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 9.34 percent compared to last year to $19.23 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 9.32 percent compared to last year to $7.87 billion.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 22.55 percent compared to last year to $6.39 billion.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 8.58 percent compared to last year to $5.21 billion.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 1.14 percent compared to last year to $5.16 billion.

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 Mexico decreased $488.78 million, 1.78 percent, (30.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.09 billion, 17.48 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $2.28 billion, 36.37 percent, (9.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $551.2 million, 13.76 percent, (3.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $588.86 million, 24.17 percent, (3.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.32 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $51.91 billion of the $87.51 billion total.

All totaled, 50.12 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $43.86 billion of the $87.51 billion total