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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through November 2018.

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $3.46 billion for the month of November, $56 billion through November of 2018, and $46.26 billion for all of 2017, 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$10.2 B
2Russia$7.92 B
3South Korea$2.9 B
4India$2.82 B
5United Kingdom$2.5 B
6Algeria$2.07 B
7Belgium$2.03 B
8Venezuela$1.95 B
9The Netherlands$1.94 B
10Spain$1.67 B
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January – November 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,956,144,230
2Port of Houston $6,478,601,727
3Port of New Orleans $3,397,567,770
4Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $3,231,139,496
5Port of Boston $2,993,939,827
6Port of Los Angeles $2,402,932,804
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $1,797,589,980
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,685,778,647
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $1,665,201,341
10Port of Portland, Maine $1,416,929,134

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 31.39 percent through November to $56 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 31.39 percent from $42.62 billion to $56 billion through the first 11 months of 2018 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 November 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 $46.26 billion, a $7 billion, 17.84 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India 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 Boston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – November 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,202,751,026
2Russia $7,920,210,844
3South Korea $2,895,816,260
4India $2,821,912,448
5United Kingdom $2,499,588,980
6Algeria $2,066,397,071
7Belgium $2,027,363,418
8Venezuela $1,953,166,914
9The Netherlands $1,942,022,507
10Spain $1,674,378,751

January – November 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,920,993,140
2New Orleans $1,146,041,135
3Houston $1,018,997,772
4Boston $713,263,229
5Los Angeles $581,514,316
6San Juan $548,278,319
7Portland, Maine $432,681,603
8San Francisco $261,257,713
9Providence, R.I. $228,913,550
10Mobile $224,529,551

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 55.03 percent compared to last year to $8.96 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 53.82 percent compared to last year to $6.48 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 12.17 percent compared to last year to $3.4 billion.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 36.69 percent compared to last year to $3.23 billion.
  • Port of Boston rose 14.55 percent compared to last year to $2.99 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 increased $1.27 billion, 14.17 percent, (18.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $1.75 billion, 28.4 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $196.23 million, 7.27 percent, (5.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $388.03 million, 15.94 percent, (5.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $202.36 million, 8.81 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.04 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $26.34 billion of the $56 billion total.

All totaled, 44.75 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $25.06 billion of the $56 billion total