Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $3.46 billion for the month of February, $7.8 billion through February of 2020, and $59.75 billion for all of 2019, 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$1.82 B
2Russia$1.74 B
3South Korea$459.3 M
4India$349.28 M
5The Netherlands$327.98 M
6Mexico$279.9 M
7United Kingdom$246.35 M
8Portugal$215.53 M
9Colombia$204.81 M
10Singapore$173.18 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $959,215,452
2Port of Newark $831,124,152
3Port of New Orleans $522,131,321
4Port of Boston $491,225,150
5Port of Los Angeles $383,134,048
6Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $301,195,477
7Port of Portland, Maine $270,763,497
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $260,243,300
9Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $246,980,234
10Port of Providence, R.I. $239,857,223

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 5.26 percent through February to $7.8 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels decreased 5.26 percent from $8.23 billion to $7.8 billion through the first two months of 2020 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 $59.75 billion, a $40.59 million, 0.07 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Boston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,822,510,981
2Russia $1,739,634,746
3South Korea $459,301,834
4India $349,279,124
5The Netherlands $327,980,772
6Mexico $279,895,551
7United Kingdom $246,347,227
8Portugal $215,525,357
9Colombia $204,810,867
10Singapore $173,177,518

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $945,441,496
2Houston $776,523,043
3Boston $505,448,177
4New Orleans $470,366,386
5Los Angeles $270,574,589
6Portland, Maine $239,098,911
7San Juan $211,571,564
8Philadelphia $187,132,718
9Mobile $178,786,248
10U.S. Virgin Islands $131,411,390

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 Houston rose 27.53 percent compared to last year to $959.22 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 45.15 percent compared to last year to $831.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 19.18 percent compared to last year to $522.13 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 19.76 percent compared to last year to $491.23 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.12 percent compared to last year to $383.13 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 $211.36 million, 13.12 percent, (23.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $1.02 billion, 140.4 percent, (22.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $88.55 million, 16.16 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $434.84 million, 55.46 percent, (4.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $8.84 million, 2.63 percent, (4.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.28 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 $4.7 billion of the $7.8 billion total.

All totaled, 40.88 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 $3.19 billion of the $7.8 billion total