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

Imports: Gasoline, other fuels

Gasoline, other fuels, the No. 8 import by value totaled $5.71 billion for the month of April, $18.54 billion through April 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$3.44 B
2Russia$2.26 B
3India$1.47 B
4South Korea$1.32 B
5The Netherlands$801.21 M
6Colombia$646.64 M
7Algeria$643.45 M
8United Kingdom$630.94 M
9Belgium$626.76 M
10Saudi Arabia$542.06 M
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,987,789,662
2Port of Houston $2,041,169,336
3Port of Los Angeles $1,285,993,973
4Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $1,017,608,138
5Port of New Orleans $990,156,305
6Port of Boston $833,277,484
7Port Everglades, Fla. $601,839,611
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $569,718,014
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $551,493,033
10Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $510,570,410

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 2.45 percent through April to $18.54 billion

U.S. imports of Gasoline, other fuels increased 2.45 percent from $18.09 billion to $18.54 billion through the first four 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 April 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 April 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 Perth Amboy, N.J. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 Algeria. 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 – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,437,100,132
2Russia $2,260,149,116
3India $1,465,038,091
4South Korea $1,324,263,639
5The Netherlands $801,214,988
6Colombia $646,638,322
7Algeria $643,453,520
8United Kingdom $630,936,149
9Belgium $626,759,554
10Saudi Arabia $542,058,233

January – April 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 four months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 5.87 percent compared to last year to $2.99 billion.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.15 percent compared to last year to $2.04 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 75.96 percent compared to last year to $1.29 billion.
  • Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 51.37 percent compared to last year to $1.02 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.52 percent compared to last year to $990.16 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 $170.63 million, 4.73 percent, (18.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $126.49 million, 5.3 percent, (12.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $648.3 million, 79.38 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $586.97 million, 79.61 percent, (7.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $118.03 million, 17.28 percent, (4.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.1 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $9.29 billion of the $18.54 billion total.

All totaled, 44.9 percent of all these Gasoline, other fuels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $8.32 billion of the $18.54 billion total