Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 553 import by value totaled $27.45 million for the month of February, $57.62 million through February of 2019, and $505.38 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$26.39 M
2Spain$14 M
3Germany$7.82 M
4France$7.76 M
5South Korea$1.5 M
6Belgium$130,210
7China$27,604
8United Kingdom$2,540
9Brazil$0
10Switzerland$0
Data loading...
January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,542,631
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $9,262,259
3Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $7,189,009
4Port of Houston $6,807,542
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,257,345
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,015,733
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,328,918
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,854,578
9Port of Long Beach $1,500,029
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $800,303

U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 12.32 percent through February to $57.62 million

U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels decreased 12.32 percent from $65.72 million to $57.62 million through the first two 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 553 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 520 for the last full year with a total value of $505.38 million, a $548.8 million, 52.06 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 France and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,386,795
2Spain $13,996,551
3Germany $7,815,261
4France $7,757,147
5South Korea $1,500,029
6Belgium $130,210
7China $27,604
8United Kingdom $2,540
9The Netherlands $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $50,211,170
2Houston $29,957,439
3Los Angeles $22,898,516
4Atlanta/Savannah $20,918,427
5Duluth, Minn. $14,616,398
6Buffalo $14,459,036
7Detroit $11,380,722
8Boston $8,381,909
9Baltimore $6,599,738
10San Francisco $5,006,777

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $12.54 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. totaled $9.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. totaled $7.19 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Houston fell 19.03 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.07 percent compared to last year to $6.26 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 $16.58 million, 38.59 percent, (45.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $14 million, 0 percent, (24.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $14.74 million, 65.35 percent, (13.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $7.69 million, 10860 percent, (13.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.5 million, 0 percent, (2.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.72 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $57.46 million of the $57.62 million total.

All totaled, 73 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $42.06 million of the $57.62 million total