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

Exports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 2 export by value totaled $7.48 billion for the month of December, $94.22 billion through December of 2018, and $77.84 billion 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
1Mexico$27.53 B
2Canada$11.94 B
3Brazil$6.26 B
4Chile$4.01 B
5Venezuela$3.91 B
6The Netherlands$3.61 B
7Peru$2.92 B
8Panama$2.58 B
9Colombia$2.44 B
10Singapore$2.38 B
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $94.22 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $21,211,085,158
2Port of New Orleans $8,678,230,482
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $8,245,921,264
4Port of Port Arthur, Texas $5,948,189,035
5Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $5,102,368,333
6Port of Texas City, Texas $4,798,601,010
7Port of Beaumont, Texas $3,672,176,456
8Port of Lake Charles, La. $3,260,234,585
9Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $3,259,482,695
10Port of Pascagoula, Miss. $2,814,274,355

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 21.04 percent through December to $94.22 billion

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 21.04 percent from $77.84 billion to $94.22 billion in 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 2 through December 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 $77.84 billion, a $13.72 billion, 21.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Chile. 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 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $27,528,410,323
2Canada $11,937,405,905
3Brazil $6,259,889,722
4Chile $4,006,677,910
5Venezuela $3,910,593,822
6The Netherlands $3,613,794,567
7Peru $2,920,984,466
8Panama $2,581,052,013
9Colombia $2,435,923,107
10Singapore $2,379,177,666

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $14,888,191,852
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $9,472,805,652
3PORT ARTHUR, TX $3,805,588,966
4LAREDO, TX $2,561,526,836
5PEMBINA, ND $2,193,357,786
6MOBILE, AL $1,783,909,958
7SAN FRANCISCO, CA $1,602,067,326
8EL PASO, TX $1,494,019,340
9SEATTLE, WA $1,249,020,642
10DETROIT, MI $479,810,984

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 16.38 percent compared to last year to $21.21 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.15 percent compared to last year to $8.68 billion.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 16.88 percent compared to last year to $8.25 billion.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 33.94 percent compared to last year to $5.95 billion.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 24.76 percent compared to last year to $5.1 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 increased $6.86 billion, 33.21 percent, (29.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.46 billion, 40.84 percent, (12.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $229.05 million, 3.53 percent, (6.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $914.24 million, 29.56 percent, (4.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Venezuela increased $1.93 billion, 97.45 percent, (4.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.94 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $53.64 billion of the $94.22 billion total.

All totaled, 52.2 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $49.19 billion of the $94.22 billion total