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

Imports: Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons

Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons, the No. 48 import by value totaled $1.13 billion for the month of December, $9.72 billion through December 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$8.44 B
2Trinidad and Tobago$812.35 M
3Turkey$87.5 M
4Norway$75.16 M
5France$67.56 M
6United Kingdom$64.03 M
7Mexico$36.49 M
8Nigeria$36.41 M
9South Korea$24.22 M
10Sweden$18.41 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.72 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $1,428,024,936
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,402,310,251
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,168,459,639
4Port Townsend, Wash. $796,272,077
5Great Falls International Airport, Mont. $773,299,061
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $580,534,216
7Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $524,698,086
8Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $508,972,231
9International Falls, Minn. $385,463,218
10Beecher Falls Border Crossing, Vt. $344,124,813

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons decreased 5.49 percent through December to $9.72 billion

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons decreased 5.49 percent from $10.29 billion to $9.72 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 48 through December 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Norway 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..

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 Nigeria. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $8,439,339,913
2Trinidad and Tobago $812,353,898
3Turkey $87,500,395
4Norway $75,158,793
5France $67,560,505
6United Kingdom $64,033,315
7Mexico $36,493,156
8Nigeria $36,406,895
9South Korea $24,223,449
10Sweden $18,413,632

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Great Falls, Mont. $850,228,552
2Buffalo $468,706,953
3Seattle $421,423,663
4Detroit $389,936,277
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $221,313,809
6Boston $197,237,004
7St. Albans, Vt. $186,576,114
8Duluth, Minn. $166,065,090
9San Juan $147,908,197
10Pembina, N.D. $114,419,694

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 16.29 percent compared to last year to $1.43 billion.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 9.93 percent compared to last year to $1.4 billion.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 29.18 percent compared to last year to $1.17 billion.
  • Port Townsend, Wash. fell 17.9 percent compared to last year to $796.27 million.
  • Great Falls International Airport, Mont. fell 31.25 percent compared to last year to $773.3 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 $897.03 million, 9.61 percent, (86.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago increased $215.6 million, 36.13 percent, (8.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey decreased $16.82 million, 16.12 percent, (0.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $18.53 million, 32.73 percent, (0.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $66.96 million, 11170 percent, (0.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.54 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $9.48 billion of the $9.72 billion total.

All totaled, 57.28 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.57 billion of the $9.72 billion total