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

Exports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 2 export by value totaled $7.13 billion for the month of September, $64.6 billion through September 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$19.36 B
2Canada$7 B
3Brazil$6.25 B
4Chile$2.52 B
5Colombia$2.29 B
6The Netherlands$2.14 B
7Peru$2.09 B
8Panama$1.94 B
9Ecuador$1.74 B
10Guatemala$1.67 B
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $64.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,047,808,172
2Port of New Orleans $5,544,924,968
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $4,562,717,165
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $3,941,265,911
5Port of Texas City, Texas $3,752,294,903
6Port of Port Arthur, Texas $3,584,765,224
7Port of Beaumont, Texas $2,941,166,931
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $2,721,566,540
9Port of Lake Charles, La. $2,481,498,950
10Port Laredo $2,377,286,781

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 6.52 percent through September to $64.6 billion

U.S. exports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 6.52 percent from $69.11 billion to $64.6 billion through the first nine 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 September 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 September 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 Texas City, 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 – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $19,357,762,006
2Canada $7,003,705,017
3Brazil $6,254,901,929
4Chile $2,518,522,637
5Colombia $2,292,952,134
6The Netherlands $2,136,091,590
7Peru $2,092,688,532
8Panama $1,937,983,744
9Ecuador $1,736,711,434
10Guatemala $1,674,468,430

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 9.55 percent compared to last year to $14.05 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.13 percent compared to last year to $5.54 billion.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 23.93 percent compared to last year to $4.56 billion.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 14.47 percent compared to last year to $3.94 billion.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 11.86 percent compared to last year to $3.75 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 $694.42 million, 3.46 percent, (29.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.27 billion, 24.46 percent, (10.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $1.93 billion, 44.53 percent, (9.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $300.8 million, 10.67 percent, (3.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $684.81 million, 42.58 percent, (3.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.94 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $37.43 billion of the $64.6 billion total.

All totaled, 49.3 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $31.85 billion of the $64.6 billion total

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