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

Exports: Hydrogen, raw gases

Hydrogen, raw gases, the No. 182 export by value totaled $222.32 million for the month of December, $1.52 billion through December of 2018, and $2.14 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
1Japan$610.05 M
2South Korea$187.33 M
3Taiwan$185.6 M
4China$120.99 M
5Mexico$59.33 M
6Canada$50.86 M
7Belgium$44.79 M
8Brazil$41.64 M
9Malaysia$34.9 M
10Vietnam$29.45 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $266,147,004
2Port of Virginia $225,366,053
3Port of Los Angeles $172,225,256
4Port of New York $158,129,521
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $140,289,565
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $59,955,911
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $53,665,801
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $45,052,585
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $45,046,562
10Port Laredo $39,084,315

U.S. exports of Hydrogen, raw gases decreased 28.69 percent through December to $1.52 billion

U.S. exports of Hydrogen, raw gases decreased 28.69 percent from $2.14 billion to $1.52 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 182 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 140 for the last full year with a total value of $2.14 billion, a $88.66 million, 3.99 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $610,048,089
2South Korea $187,329,327
3Taiwan $185,604,017
4China $120,993,924
5Mexico $59,326,214
6Canada $50,860,400
7Belgium $44,790,202
8Brazil $41,638,847
9Malaysia $34,897,389
10Vietnam $29,450,908

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $247,691,200
2NORFOLK, VA $188,760,248
3SEATTLE, WA $113,350,754
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $113,182,136
5DULUTH, MN $40,587,278
6MOBILE, AL $29,989,000
7LAREDO, TX $26,589,046
8SAVANNAH, GA $24,111,798
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $24,071,322
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $19,494,882

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 43.23 percent compared to last year to $266.15 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 45.23 percent compared to last year to $225.37 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 59.85 percent compared to last year to $172.23 million.
  • Port of New York fell 50.72 percent compared to last year to $158.13 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 43.32 percent compared to last year to $140.29 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 Japan decreased $266.49 million, 30.4 percent, (40.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $95.1 million, 33.67 percent, (12.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan decreased $96.73 million, 34.26 percent, (12.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.06 million, 0.87 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $939,363, 1.56 percent, (3.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.39 percent of all these Hydrogen, raw gases exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.16 billion of the $1.52 billion total.

All totaled, 63.18 percent of all these Hydrogen, raw gases exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $962.16 million of the $1.52 billion total