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Total U.S. petroleum exports have been increasing over the last 10 years, reaching an all-time high of 8.5 million barrels per day (mmbd) in 2019. The United States exported 1.2 mmbd of petroleum to Mexico in 2019, which was 14% of total U.S. petroleum exports. Canada received 1.0 mmbd or 12%. Japan and South Korea were the next highest destinations, each receiving 7% of U.S. petroleum exports.

U.S. Petroleum Exports by Destination from 1990 to 2019. Export countries are Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, and other countries.

Note: Includes crude oil and petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 2020 Monthly Energy Review, June 2020, Table 3.3f.

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