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

Exports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 2 export by value totaled $7.3 billion for the month of May, $35.64 billion through May of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$11.14 B
2Canada$3.89 B
3Brazil$2.97 B
4Chile$1.37 B
5Colombia$1.3 B
6Peru$1.2 B
7The Netherlands$1.19 B
8Panama$1.07 B
9Guatemala$949.92 M
10Ecuador$922.1 M
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January – May 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $35.64 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $7,471,618,759
2Port of New Orleans $2,901,785,173
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $2,655,791,071
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $2,162,724,618
5Port of Port Arthur, Texas $2,039,171,246
6Port of Texas City, Texas $2,030,236,557
7Port of Beaumont, Texas $1,508,004,014
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $1,469,353,956
9Port of Lake Charles, La. $1,409,161,351
10Port Laredo $1,376,585,855

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 3.90 percent through May to $35.64 billion

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 3.90 percent from $37.09 billion to $35.64 billion through the first five 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 2 through May 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 May of this year 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Port Arthur, Texas.

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 – May 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $11,136,402,964
2Canada $3,886,484,090
3Brazil $2,972,192,795
4Chile $1,367,141,492
5Colombia $1,296,572,510
6Peru $1,202,614,422
7The Netherlands $1,194,449,682
8Panama $1,070,616,522
9Guatemala $949,920,705
10Ecuador $922,103,289

January – May 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 through through the first five months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 11.74 percent compared to last year to $7.47 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 16.76 percent compared to last year to $2.9 billion.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 15.59 percent compared to last year to $2.66 billion.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 21.21 percent compared to last year to $2.16 billion.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas fell 2.56 percent compared to last year to $2.04 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 $274.59 million, 2.53 percent, (31.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.48 billion, 27.6 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $747.22 million, 33.58 percent, (8.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $314.25 million, 18.69 percent, (3.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $532.74 million, 69.74 percent, (3.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.97 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $20.66 billion of the $35.64 billion total.

All totaled, 48.35 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $17.23 billion of the $35.64 billion total