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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Biodiesel fuels

Biodiesel fuels, the No. 501 import by value totaled $58.02 million for the month of October, $379.9 million through October of 2018, and $1.05 billion for all of 2017, 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$195.78 M
2Germany$122.24 M
3France$38.89 M
4South Korea$18.21 M
5Malaysia$3.98 M
6Belgium$647,641
7United Kingdom$66,976
8The Netherlands$46,055
9Philippines$40,601
10Thailand$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $379.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $63,335,679
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $62,011,257
3International Falls, Minn. $48,100,081
4Port of Newark $44,571,060
5Port of Houston $44,188,165
6Port of New Haven, Conn. $20,943,702
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $18,481,271
8Port of Long Beach $13,956,050
9Port of Los Angeles $13,326,328
10Port 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $195,775,395
2Germany $122,236,509
3France $38,890,779
4South Korea $18,214,878
5Malaysia $3,984,001
6Belgium $647,641
7United Kingdom $66,976
8The Netherlands $46,055
9Philippines $40,601
10China $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $18,037,040
2Buffalo $11,293,130
3Los Angeles $9,067,500
4Houston $8,407,537
5San Francisco $5,006,777
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,565,000
7Duluth, Minn. $2,700,280
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,371,203
9Detroit $2,304,426
10Great 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