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

Imports: Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons

Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons, the No. 47 import by value totaled $560.37 million for the month of July, $5.83 billion through July 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$5.08 B
2Trinidad and Tobago$530.72 M
3Turkey$39.53 M
4Ireland$29.25 M
5Russia$26.36 M
6Equatorial Guinea$19.59 M
7Mexico$17.65 M
8Norway$16.01 M
9Dominican Republic$14.37 M
10Argentina$13.02 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.83 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $908,646,166
2Port Townsend, Wash. $758,202,659
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $731,176,372
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $538,056,465
5Great Falls International Airport, Mont. $416,447,215
6Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $368,976,368
7Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $362,658,817
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $301,183,028
9Port of Boston $224,897,758
10Beecher Falls Border Crossing, Vt. $213,451,570

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons increased 6.13 percent through July to $5.83 billion

U.S. imports of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons increased 6.13 percent from $5.49 billion to $5.83 billion through the first seven 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 47 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 50 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Port Townsend, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,079,954,564
2Trinidad and Tobago $530,721,444
3Turkey $39,528,787
4Ireland $29,246,188
5Russia $26,359,693
6Equatorial Guinea $19,591,802
7Mexico $17,647,617
8Norway $16,007,527
9Dominican Republic $14,368,136
10Argentina $13,015,456

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 18.82 percent compared to last year to $908.65 million.
  • Port Townsend, Wash. rose 73.81 percent compared to last year to $758.2 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.93 percent compared to last year to $731.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.81 percent compared to last year to $538.06 million.
  • Great Falls International Airport, Mont. fell 7.02 percent compared to last year to $416.45 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 $262.24 million, 5.44 percent, (87.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago increased $124.8 million, 30.74 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey decreased $21.35 million, 35.07 percent, (0.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $29.25 million, 0 percent, (0.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $26.36 million, 0 percent, (0.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.88 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $5.71 billion of the $5.83 billion total.

All totaled, 57.51 percent of all these Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.35 billion of the $5.83 billion total