Total Trade: $379.9 million
|1||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$63,335,679|
|2||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$62,011,257|
|3||International Falls, Minn.||$48,100,081|
|4||Port of Newark||$44,571,060|
|5||Port of Houston||$44,188,165|
|6||Port of New Haven, Conn.||$20,943,702|
|7||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$18,481,271|
|8||Port of Long Beach||$13,956,050|
|9||Port of Los Angeles||$13,326,328|
|10||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$12,180,328|
U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 60.30 percent through October to $379.9 million
U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 60.30 percent from $957.01 million to $379.9 million through the first 10 months of 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 501 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 284 for the last full year with a total value of $1.05 billion, a $892.56 million, 45.85 percent decreased from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 France, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Argentina, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.
January – October 2018
|1||New York City||$18,037,040|
|10||Great Falls, Mont.||$1,735,993|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 41.24 percent compared to last year to $63.34 million.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 57.98 percent compared to last year to $62.01 million.
- International Falls, Minn. rose 73.17 percent compared to last year to $48.1 million.
- Port of Newark fell 62.12 percent compared to last year to $44.57 million.
- Port of Houston fell 66.33 percent compared to last year to $44.19 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. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $4.67 million, 2.33 percent, (51.53 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $116 million, 1860.47 percent, (32.18 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $37.6 million, 2904.05 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $8.08 million, 79.76 percent, (4.79 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $3.98 million, 0 percent, (1.05 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 99.79 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $379.1 million of the $379.9 million total.
All totaled, 69.02 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $262.21 million of the $379.9 million total