Total Trade: $317.77 million
|1||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$50,153,915|
|2||Pembina Border Crossing, N.D.||$34,013,410|
|3||Port of Houston||$33,484,261|
|4||International Falls, Minn.||$24,965,188|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$22,782,974|
|6||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$21,941,023|
|7||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$20,811,183|
|8||Port of New Haven, Conn.||$17,559,705|
|9||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$16,098,253|
|10||Port of Eastport, Idaho||$14,902,229|
U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels increased 10.50 percent through August to $317.77 million
U.S. imports of Biodiesel fuels increased 10.50 percent from $287.57 million to $317.77 million through the first eight 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 499 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 512 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, theleading 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 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 – August 2019
|1||New York City||$50,211,170|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 35.31 percent compared to last year to $50.15 million.
- Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $34.01 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Houston fell 24.22 percent compared to last year to $33.48 million.
- International Falls, Minn. fell 11.05 percent compared to last year to $24.97 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 151.26 percent compared to last year to $22.78 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 $23.44 million, 14.69 percent, (42.83 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $8.41 million, 10.69 percent, (27.4 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $22.6 million, 169.61 percent, (11.31 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $20.41 million, 0 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $18.39 million, 4181.44 percent, (5.92 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 93.88 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $298.31 million of the $317.77 million total.
All totaled, 52.05 percent of all these Biodiesel fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $165.4 million of the $317.77 million total