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Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade totaled $353.26 million for the month of August, $2.88 billion through August of 2019, and $4.68 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Ecuador$687.63 M
2Russia$269.34 M
3Brazil$222.64 M
4Saudi Arabia$217.84 M
5Mexico$207.74 M
6Colombia$181.9 M
7Chile$165.95 M
8Nigeria$151.83 M
9Trinidad and Tobago$125.12 M
10Argentina$121.24 M

Overall Rank

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade decreases 14.32 percent through August

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s trade with the world fell 14.32 percent, from $3.36 billion to $2.88 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.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. ranked No. 98 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Ecuador fell 25.11 percent to $687.63 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 25.11 percent to $687.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Russia rose 34.13 percent to $269.34 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 34.13 percent to $269.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 43.81 percent to $222.64 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 43.81 percent to $222.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Saudi Arabia fell 27.19 percent to $217.84 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 27.19 percent to $217.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Mexico fell 39.12 percent to $207.74 million.
    Exports fell 26.37 percent to $207.74 million. There were no imports.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 55.8 percent of its trade with the world.

Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. had trade surpluses with eight countries and deficits with 24 through August. That compares with five surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $207.74 million; Chile, $165.95 million; and Peru, $55.27 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Ecuador, $687.63 million; Russia, $269.34 million; and Brazil, $222.64 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum products; Oil; Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; and Men’s or boys’ overcoats, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Value added to a returned import; Woven cotton fabrics, more than 200 gms; and Athletic, other textile shoes, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 17.49 percent compared to last year to $484.5 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 36.53 percent compared to last year to $4.42 million.
  • Oil totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Men’s or boys’ overcoats totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 22.71 percent compared to last year to $1.98 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 101.83 percent compared to last year to $407.6 million.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $69,807. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Woven cotton fabrics, more than 200 gms totaled $63,409. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Athletic, other textile shoes rose 1483.23 percent compared to last year to $59,561.

Last year Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. posted total trade with the world of $4.68 billion. The Port’s deficit was $3.1 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia. Exports totaled $792.4 million and imports came to $3.89 billion.