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

Exports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 591 export by value totaled $32.6 million for the month of March, $49.26 million through March 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$33.31 M
2The Netherlands$6.79 M
3Peru$6.58 M
4Mexico$746,255
5Switzerland$652,000
6Germany$520,472
7Singapore$358,419
8Morocco$179,000
9Hong Kong$56,400
10India$38,000
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,185,165
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,878,481
3International Falls, Minn. $11,613,852
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $5,872,387
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,748,771
6Port Everglades, Fla. $652,000
7Port of New York $360,577
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $348,806
9Port of Charleston $127,666
10Port Laredo $100,270

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 17.04 percent through March to $49.26 million

U.S. exports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 17.04 percent from $59.38 million to $49.26 million through the first three 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 591 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 539 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. 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 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $33,311,043
2The Netherlands $6,793,050
3Peru $6,584,118
4Mexico $746,255
5Switzerland $652,000
6Germany $520,472
7Singapore $358,419
8Morocco $179,000
9Hong Kong $56,400
10India $38,000

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 27.39 percent compared to last year to $14.19 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 54.31 percent compared to last year to $13.88 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 46.52 percent compared to last year to $11.61 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 48.2 percent compared to last year to $5.87 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 64.05 percent compared to last year to $1.75 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 $2.71 million, 7.54 percent, (67.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $6.44 million, 1840.04 percent, (13.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Peru decreased $8.73 million, 57 percent, (13.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $4.24 million, 85.02 percent, (1.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $961,700, 59.6 percent, (1.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.61 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $48.09 million of the $49.26 million total.

All totaled, 96.02 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $47.3 million of the $49.26 million total