Port of Beaumont, Texas

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade totaled $586.56 million for the month of June, $6.32 billion through June of 2020, and $20.97 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$945.91 M
2India$368.03 M
3China$354.24 M
4Ireland$344.41 M
5The Netherlands$317.49 M
6Thailand$302.07 M
7United Kingdom$290.68 M
8Brazil$276.88 M
9Japan$253.85 M
10Costa Rica$252.69 M

Overall Rank

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade decreases 41.81 percent through June

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade with the world fell 41.81 percent, from $10.85 billion to $6.32 billion through the first six months of 2020 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Port of Beaumont, Texas ranked No. 43 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

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 June Port of Beaumont, Texas’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 The Netherlands. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, South Korea, The Netherlands, Japan and Brazil, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 46.5 percent to $945.91 million.
    Exports fell 43.81 percent to $763.49 million. Imports fell 55.46 percent to $182.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 India rose 8.08 percent to $368.03 million.
    Exports rose 6.26 percent to $356.77 million. Imports rose 136.85 percent to $11.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 27.53 percent to $354.24 million.
    Exports fell 36.42 percent to $310.37 million. Imports rose 6656.45 percent to $43.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland fell 26.29 percent to $344.41 million.
    Exports fell 26.29 percent to $344.41 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands fell 59.53 percent to $317.49 million.
    Exports fell 59.53 percent to $317.49 million. There were no imports.

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 36.89 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Beaumont, Texas had trade surpluses with 53 countries and deficits with 11 through June. That compares with 54 surpluses and 10 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Mexico, $581.06 million; India, $345.52 million; and Ireland, $344.41 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Turkey, $47.4 million; Iraq, $29.36 million; and Guyana, $21.36 million.

Through June its top exports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; LNG, other petroleum gases; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; and Acyclic alcohols, in that order. Those accounted for 97.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Misc. engines and motors, parts; Gasoline, other fuels; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; and Misc. iron or steel structures and parts, accounting for 96.29 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Beaumont, Texas’s exports:

  • Oil fell 45.98 percent compared to last year to $3.33 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 17.95 percent compared to last year to $1.46 billion.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases fell 52.76 percent compared to last year to $549.12 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 178.9 percent compared to last year to $145.52 million.
  • Acyclic alcohols fell 47.69 percent compared to last year to $121.73 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 48.36 percent compared to last year to $244.09 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts rose 94.43 percent compared to last year to $188.1 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 28.85 percent compared to last year to $62.81 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 59.81 percent compared to last year to $50.15 million.
  • Misc. iron or steel structures and parts rose 100.57 percent compared to last year to $17.05 million.

Last year Port of Beaumont, Texas posted total trade with the world of $20.97 billion. The Port’s surplus was $18.17 billion. Exports totaled $19.57 billion and imports came to $1.4 billion.