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

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $5.48 billion for the month of October, $52.54 billion through October of 2018, and $46.26 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$9.58 B
2Russia$7.43 B
3India$2.73 B
4South Korea$2.71 B
5United Kingdom$2.31 B
6Algeria$1.9 B
7Belgium$1.87 B
8The Netherlands$1.83 B
9Venezuela$1.83 B
10Spain$1.63 B
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $52.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,450,129,886
2Port of Houston $6,109,818,021
3Port of New Orleans $3,123,608,180
4Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $3,099,738,744
5Port of Boston $2,845,171,505
6Port of Los Angeles $2,278,043,973
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $1,653,332,725
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,603,397,027
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $1,550,664,646
10Port of Portland, Maine $1,279,113,826

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 36.44 percent through October to $52.54 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 36.44 percent from $38.5 billion to $52.54 billion 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 8 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $46.26 billion, a $7 billion, 17.84 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. and No. 5 Port of Boston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,584,220,842
2Russia $7,426,224,578
3India $2,734,012,102
4South Korea $2,711,411,590
5United Kingdom $2,306,770,603
6Algeria $1,902,664,571
7Belgium $1,865,326,353
8The Netherlands $1,833,672,710
9Venezuela $1,831,253,485
10Spain $1,625,044,894

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,920,993,140
2New Orleans $1,146,041,135
3Houston $1,018,997,772
4Boston $713,263,229
5Los Angeles $581,514,316
6San Juan $548,278,319
7Portland, Maine $432,681,603
8San Francisco $261,257,713
9Providence, R.I. $228,913,550
10Mobile $224,529,551

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 60.79 percent compared to last year to $8.45 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 56.52 percent compared to last year to $6.11 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 14.93 percent compared to last year to $3.12 billion.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 36.82 percent compared to last year to $3.1 billion.
  • Port of Boston rose 18.12 percent compared to last year to $2.85 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. imports from No. 1 Canada increased $1.57 billion, 19.59 percent, (18.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $1.97 billion, 36.14 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $459.02 million, 20.18 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $180.13 million, 7.12 percent, (5.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $99.84 million, 4.52 percent, (4.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.13 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $24.76 billion of the $52.54 billion total.

All totaled, 44.98 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $23.63 billion of the $52.54 billion total