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

Imports: Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons

Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons, the No. 52 import by value totaled $828.77 million for the month of October, $7.71 billion through October of 2018, and $10.29 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$6.78 B
2Trinidad and Tobago$571.97 M
3Turkey$87.5 M
4Norway$65.59 M
5United Kingdom$55.97 M
6France$32.11 M
7Mexico$31.93 M
8South Korea$21.36 M
9Angola$10.65 M
10Nigeria$9.64 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.71 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $1,109,814,729
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,095,862,391
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $980,550,681
4Port Townsend, Wash. $636,736,224
5Great Falls International Airport, Mont. $627,388,417
6Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $459,403,329
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $440,540,072
8Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $407,315,143
9International Falls, Minn. $307,644,063
10Beecher Falls Border Crossing, Vt. $276,527,104

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons decreased 7.23 percent through October to $7.71 billion

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons decreased 7.23 percent from $8.31 billion to $7.71 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 52 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 44 for the last full year with a total value of $10.29 billion, a $2.38 billion, 30.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Townsend, Wash. and No. 5 Great Falls International Airport, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Great Falls International Airport, Mont. and No. 5 Port Townsend, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,776,844,633
2Trinidad and Tobago $571,969,107
3Turkey $87,500,395
4Norway $65,585,143
5United Kingdom $55,965,519
6France $32,109,594
7Mexico $31,927,355
8South Korea $21,363,529
9Angola $10,654,391
10Nigeria $9,642,885

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Great Falls, Mont. $568,506,829
2Buffalo $309,079,135
3Detroit $295,040,600
4Seattle $281,663,476
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $178,772,410
6St. Albans, Vt. $126,359,760
7Duluth, Minn. $121,606,213
8Boston $108,679,036
9Portland, Maine $88,448,022
10San Juan $85,693,961

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 Eastport, Idaho fell 21.42 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.92 percent compared to last year to $1.1 billion.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.8 percent compared to last year to $980.55 million.
  • Port Townsend, Wash. fell 19.66 percent compared to last year to $636.74 million.
  • Great Falls International Airport, Mont. fell 33.1 percent compared to last year to $627.39 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 $742.41 million, 9.87 percent, (87.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago increased $36.85 million, 6.89 percent, (7.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $5.88 million, 7.2 percent, (1.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $36.78 million, 127.66 percent, (0.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $55.21 million, 7305.53 percent, (0.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.04 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.56 billion of the $7.71 billion total.

All totaled, 57.73 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.45 billion of the $7.71 billion total