Total Trade: $201.53 million
|1||International Falls, Minn.||$24,075,334|
|2||Port of Portsmouth, N.H.||$22,034,940|
|3||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$16,631,495|
|4||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$14,563,733|
|5||Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C.||$11,876,958|
|6||Port of New Orleans||$11,376,808|
|7||Port of Providence, R.I.||$10,389,621|
|8||Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash.||$8,630,762|
|9||Port of Perth Amboy, N.J.||$8,476,153|
|10||Portal-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
|9||Great Falls, Mont.||$16,799,882|
|10||Port 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