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

Imports: Petroleum products

Petroleum products, the No. 288 import by value totaled $102.47 million for the month of February, $201.53 million through February of 2019, and $1.58 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$144.22 M
2United Kingdom$22.3 M
3Greece$11.07 M
4Japan$5.67 M
5Spain$5.65 M
6Venezuela$4.33 M
7Argentina$4.11 M
8Curacao$1.51 M
9Germany$667,055
10China$555,656
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $201.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $24,075,334
2Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $22,034,940
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $16,631,495
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,563,733
5Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $11,876,958
6Port of New Orleans $11,376,808
7Port of Providence, R.I. $10,389,621
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,630,762
9Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $8,476,153
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,127,812

U.S. imports of Petroleum products increased 3.82 percent through February to $201.53 million

U.S. imports of Petroleum products increased 3.82 percent from $194.12 million to $201.53 million through the first two 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 288 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 292 for the last full year with a total value of $1.58 billion, a $503.04 million, 46.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Greece, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Providence, R.I., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Portsmouth, N.H..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $144,224,778
2United Kingdom $22,300,764
3Greece $11,074,082
4Japan $5,669,760
5Spain $5,652,358
6Venezuela $4,328,937
7Argentina $4,107,942
8Curacao $1,506,209
9Germany $667,055
10China $555,656

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $51,052,413
2Pembina, N.D. $48,872,125
3Duluth, Minn. $43,768,093
4Seattle $34,072,346
5Portland, Maine $27,851,060
6Baltimore $26,325,664
7Providence, R.I. $25,191,014
8Detroit $22,635,607
9Great Falls, Mont. $16,799,882
10Port Arthur, Texas $8,915,474

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • International Falls, Minn. rose 85.4 percent compared to last year to $24.08 million.
  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. rose 177.73 percent compared to last year to $22.03 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 34.27 percent compared to last year to $16.63 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 138.58 percent compared to last year to $14.56 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. totaled $11.88 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $41.11 million, 39.87 percent, (71.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $20.59 million, 1207.04 percent, (11.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Greece increased $11.07 million, 0 percent, (5.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $5.67 million, 0 percent, (2.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $2.76 million, 32.8 percent, (2.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.74 percent of all these Petroleum products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $188.92 million of the $201.53 million total.

All totaled, 44.25 percent of all these Petroleum products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $89.18 million of the $201.53 million total