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

Imports: Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons

Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons, the No. 26 import by value totaled $1.05 billion for the month of March, $3.54 billion through March of 2019, and $9.72 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$3.11 B
2Trinidad and Tobago$292.9 M
3Ireland$29.25 M
4Russia$26.36 M
5Norway$15.97 M
6Turkey$13.17 M
7Mexico$10.6 M
8Argentina$7.07 M
9Sweden$5.07 M
10United Kingdom$5.02 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $532,752,718
2Port Townsend, Wash. $479,311,245
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $427,596,403
4Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $292,100,847
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $288,265,910
6Great Falls International Airport, Mont. $262,956,100
7Port of Boston $185,938,676
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $168,149,042
9Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $148,424,972
10Beecher Falls Border Crossing, Vt. $143,190,890

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons increased 14.80 percent through March to $3.54 billion

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons increased 14.80 percent from $3.08 billion to $3.54 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 26 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 29 for the last full year with a total value of $9.72 billion, a $564.26 million, 5.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Port Townsend, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,114,823,103
2Trinidad and Tobago $292,900,532
3Ireland $29,246,188
4Russia $26,359,693
5Norway $15,972,527
6Turkey $13,167,618
7Mexico $10,599,348
8Argentina $7,070,493
9Sweden $5,066,234
10United Kingdom $5,018,977

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Great Falls, Mont. $1,058,787,709
2Buffalo $615,526,995
3Seattle $581,220,235
4Detroit $497,886,431
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $250,141,330
6St. Albans, Vt. $235,119,629
7Boston $226,279,617
8San Juan $206,105,323
9Duluth, Minn. $199,425,368
10Pembina, N.D. $152,406,189

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 Eastport, Idaho rose 29.1 percent compared to last year to $532.75 million.
  • Port Townsend, Wash. rose 98.46 percent compared to last year to $479.31 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.27 percent compared to last year to $427.6 million.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 16.59 percent compared to last year to $292.1 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.39 percent compared to last year to $288.27 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 increased $446.17 million, 16.72 percent, (88.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago increased $57.13 million, 24.23 percent, (8.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ireland increased $29.25 million, 0 percent, (0.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia increased $26.36 million, 0 percent, (0.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Norway decreased $31.9 million, 66.64 percent, (0.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.37 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.48 billion of the $3.54 billion total.

All totaled, 57.11 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.02 billion of the $3.54 billion total