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Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade totaled $332.43 million for the month of October, $4.04 billion through October of 2018, and $3.51 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Ecuador$1.01 B
2Brazil$465.5 M
3Saudi Arabia$429.65 M
4Colombia$421.52 M
5Mexico$380.64 M
6Angola$232.34 M
7Russia$216.05 M
8Canada$191.25 M
9Chile$147.34 M
10Nigeria$111.93 M

Overall Rank

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade increases 46.16 percent through October

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade with the world rose 46.16 percent, from $2.76 billion to $4.04 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. ranked No. 95 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 105. It finished No. 102 in the last full year.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Ecuador, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Mexico . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Russia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Ecuador fell 7.37 percent to $1.01 billion.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 7.37 percent to $1.01 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil rose 332.16 percent to $465.5 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 332.16 percent to $465.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Saudi Arabia rose 132.97 percent to $429.65 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 132.97 percent to $429.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Colombia rose 38.2 percent to $421.52 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 38.2 percent to $421.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico rose 58 percent to $380.64 million.
    Exports rose 96.22 percent to $321.56 million. Imports fell 23.32 percent to $59.08 million.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 67.17 percent of its trade with the world.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with 25 through October. That compares with three surpluses and 30 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $262.49 million; Chile, $147.34 million; and Peru, $87.16 million. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Ecuador, $1.01 billion; Brazil, $465.5 million; and Saudi Arabia, $429.65 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum products; Oils derived from high temperature coal tar; Oil; and Screws, nuts, bolts, washers, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing; Misc. articles made from textile materials; and Computer chips, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 57.56 percent compared to last year to $645.28 million.
  • Petroleum products rose 1796.42 percent compared to last year to $12.12 million.
  • Oils derived from high temperature coal tar fell 94.15 percent compared to last year to $3.83 million.
  • Oil totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Screws, nuts, bolts, washers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 51.56 percent compared to last year to $3.14 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 11.62 percent compared to last year to $238.67 million.
  • Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing totaled $213,499. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. articles made from textile materials totaled $35,576. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computer chips fell 29.15 percent compared to last year to $28,053.

Last year Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $2.72 billion. The Port’s deficit was $1.56 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $581.8 million and imports came to $2.14 billion.