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

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $3.94 billion for the month of February, $8.23 billion through February of 2019, and $59.79 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$1.61 B
2India$784.12 M
3Russia$723.63 M
4South Korea$547.85 M
5Saudi Arabia$368.74 M
6The Netherlands$336.82 M
7Colombia$295.76 M
8Qatar$290.78 M
9Belgium$265.98 M
10United Kingdom$234.67 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,515,321,077
2Port of Houston $752,127,142
3Port of Los Angeles $456,790,849
4Port of New Orleans $438,115,396
5Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $414,205,078
6Port of Boston $410,159,819
7Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $320,623,319
8Port Everglades, Fla. $266,491,768
9Port of New York $250,943,321
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $241,253,567

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 5.00 percent through February to $8.23 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 5.00 percent from $8.66 billion to $8.23 billion 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 8 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $59.79 billion, a $13.52 billion, 29.23 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Perth Amboy, N.J..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Algeria, No. 4 India and No. 5 Venezuela. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. and No. 5 Port of Boston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,611,148,093
2India $784,123,787
3Russia $723,628,484
4South Korea $547,849,192
5Saudi Arabia $368,744,309
6The Netherlands $336,822,431
7Colombia $295,762,448
8Qatar $290,780,996
9Belgium $265,984,429
10United Kingdom $234,666,413

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,305,370,092
2New Orleans $2,175,247,380
3Houston $1,974,943,858
4Boston $1,188,012,861
5San Juan $1,053,642,996
6Los Angeles $973,039,557
7Portland, Maine $792,161,112
8San Francisco $441,186,787
9Philadelphia $386,264,584
10Mobile $378,113,719

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 1.09 percent compared to last year to $1.52 billion.
  • Port of Houston fell 10.83 percent compared to last year to $752.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.37 percent compared to last year to $456.79 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 32.46 percent compared to last year to $438.12 million.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 54.23 percent compared to last year to $414.21 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 $202.64 million, 11.17 percent, (19.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $445.46 million, 131.54 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia decreased $638.04 million, 46.86 percent, (8.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $249.35 million, 83.54 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $158.01 million, 74.98 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.05 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.04 billion of the $8.23 billion total.

All totaled, 43.47 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $3.58 billion of the $8.23 billion total