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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $4.6 billion for the month of March, $12.83 billion through March of 2019, and $59.79 billion for all of 2018, 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$2.59 B
2Russia$1.34 B
3India$1.01 B
4South Korea$922.99 M
5The Netherlands$512.89 M
6Saudi Arabia$496.55 M
7Belgium$450.66 M
8United Kingdom$432.87 M
9Algeria$401.86 M
10Brazil$372.73 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.83 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,204,502,708
2Port of Houston $1,274,447,990
3Port of Los Angeles $751,235,569
4Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $698,351,000
5Port of New Orleans $676,327,907
6Port of Boston $618,930,346
7Port Everglades, Fla. $472,152,373
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $406,890,717
9Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $377,210,074
10Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $351,360,808

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 2.77 percent through March to $12.83 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 2.77 percent from $13.19 billion to $12.83 billion through the first three 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 8 through March 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 $59.79 billion, a $13.52 billion, 29.23 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 India and No. 5 Venezuela. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,588,589,669
2Russia $1,341,765,749
3India $1,012,612,263
4South Korea $922,992,359
5The Netherlands $512,886,444
6Saudi Arabia $496,551,047
7Belgium $450,661,370
8United Kingdom $432,872,686
9Algeria $401,863,810
10Brazil $372,731,822

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,305,370,092
2New Orleans $2,175,247,380
3Houston $1,974,943,858
4Boston $1,188,012,861
5San Juan $1,053,642,996
6Los Angeles $973,039,557
7Portland, Maine $792,161,112
8San Francisco $441,186,787
9Philadelphia $386,264,584
10Mobile $378,113,719

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 3.11 percent compared to last year to $2.2 billion.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.69 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.24 percent compared to last year to $751.24 million.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 93.38 percent compared to last year to $698.35 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 26.56 percent compared to last year to $676.33 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 $173.71 million, 6.29 percent, (20.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $606 million, 31.11 percent, (10.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $513.27 million, 102.79 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $473.41 million, 105.3 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $7.29 million, 1.4 percent, (4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.73 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $6.38 billion of the $12.83 billion total.

All totaled, 43.69 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.6 billion of the $12.83 billion total