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

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $5.14 billion for the month of August, $41.1 billion through August 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$7.31 B
2Russia$5.85 B
3India$2.79 B
4South Korea$2.74 B
5The Netherlands$2.27 B
6United Kingdom$1.64 B
7Belgium$1.63 B
8Algeria$1.43 B
9Colombia$1.34 B
10Brazil$1.16 B
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $7,462,922,241
2Port of Houston $4,407,153,033
3Port of Los Angeles $2,546,632,743
4Port of New Orleans $2,215,335,940
5Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $2,124,455,002
6Port of Boston $1,939,853,473
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $1,352,389,717
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,092,038,595
9Port of Richmond, Calif. $961,748,040
10Port of Portland, Maine $939,164,579

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 0.00 percent through August to $41.1 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 0.00 percent from $41.1 billion to $41.1 billion through the first eight 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 August 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,312,886,954
2Russia $5,845,164,120
3India $2,791,015,896
4South Korea $2,737,825,730
5The Netherlands $2,266,074,746
6United Kingdom $1,635,115,842
7Belgium $1,630,763,945
8Algeria $1,426,627,415
9Colombia $1,343,363,107
10Brazil $1,160,951,089

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6.8 percent compared to last year to $7.46 billion.
  • Port of Houston fell 4.15 percent compared to last year to $4.41 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 46.69 percent compared to last year to $2.55 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 7.28 percent compared to last year to $2.22 billion.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. fell 14.2 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.

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 $514.43 million, 6.57 percent, (17.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $31.63 million, 0.54 percent, (14.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $538.59 million, 23.91 percent, (6.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $863.58 million, 46.08 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $801.55 million, 54.73 percent, (5.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.98 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $20.95 billion of the $41.1 billion total.

All totaled, 45.63 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $18.76 billion of the $41.1 billion total