Total Trade: $8.23 billion
|1||Port of Newark||$1,515,321,077|
|2||Port of Houston||$752,127,142|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$456,790,849|
|4||Port of New Orleans||$438,115,396|
|5||Port of Perth Amboy, N.J.||$414,205,078|
|6||Port of Boston||$410,159,819|
|7||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$320,623,319|
|8||Port Everglades, Fla.||$266,491,768|
|9||Port of New York||$250,943,321|
|10||Port 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
|1||New York City||$3,305,370,092|
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