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

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $3.79 billion for the month of December, $59.79 billion through December 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$10.89 B
2Russia$8.23 B
3South Korea$3.13 B
4India$2.94 B
5United Kingdom$2.68 B
6Algeria$2.31 B
7Belgium$2.14 B
8The Netherlands$2.12 B
9Venezuela$2.09 B
10Spain$1.74 B
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $59.79 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $9,557,980,872
2Port of Houston $6,805,770,645
3Port of New Orleans $3,649,516,957
4Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $3,365,370,196
5Port of Boston $3,198,022,360
6Port of Los Angeles $2,595,500,687
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $2,004,194,116
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,808,427,169
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $1,788,698,158
10Port of Portland, Maine $1,535,588,013

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 29.23 percent through December to $59.79 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 29.23 percent from $46.26 billion to $59.79 billion in 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 December 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 December of this year the leading 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,890,419,141
2Russia $8,227,972,097
3South Korea $3,132,908,695
4India $2,937,250,427
5United Kingdom $2,679,845,782
6Algeria $2,310,575,764
7Belgium $2,141,658,014
8The Netherlands $2,123,325,292
9Venezuela $2,093,770,760
10Spain $1,743,208,547

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,660,290,374
2New Orleans $1,680,623,325
3Houston $1,469,762,969
4Boston $979,344,775
5San Juan $836,006,830
6Los Angeles $796,560,013
7Portland, Maine $609,800,470
8San Francisco $334,258,986
9Mobile $319,847,871
10Providence, R.I. $304,503,239

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 54.04 percent compared to last year to $9.56 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 44.1 percent compared to last year to $6.81 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.06 percent compared to last year to $3.65 billion.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 34.59 percent compared to last year to $3.37 billion.
  • Port of Boston rose 9.89 percent compared to last year to $3.2 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 $938.57 million, 9.43 percent, (18.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $1.57 billion, 23.55 percent, (13.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $333.49 million, 11.91 percent, (5.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $428.14 million, 17.06 percent, (4.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $244.8 million, 10.05 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.61 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $27.87 billion of the $59.79 billion total.

All totaled, 44.45 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $26.58 billion of the $59.79 billion total