Port of Beaumont, Texas

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade totaled $879.02 million for the month of July, $7.2 billion through July 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$1.11 B
2China$455.15 M
3India$409.66 M
4Ireland$394.55 M
5The Netherlands$341.85 M
6Brazil$333.83 M
7Japan$303.99 M
8Thailand$302.07 M
9United Kingdom$297.75 M
10Costa Rica$268.19 M

Overall Rank

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade decreases 44.25 percent through July

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade with the world fell 44.25 percent, from $12.91 billion to $7.2 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Port of Beaumont, Texas ranked No. 56 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 43. It finished No. 43 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; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport; Port Laredo and Port of Newark.

Through July 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 Chile, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 53.53 percent to $945.91 million.
    Exports fell 52.05 percent to $763.49 million. Imports fell 58.87 percent to $182.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 India fell 9.53 percent to $368.03 million.
    Exports fell 11.26 percent to $356.77 million. Imports rose 136.85 percent to $11.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 China fell 44.78 percent to $354.24 million.
    Exports fell 51.57 percent to $310.37 million. Imports rose 6656.45 percent to $43.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland fell 36.97 percent to $344.41 million.
    Exports fell 36.97 percent to $344.41 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands fell 65.32 percent to $317.49 million.
    Exports fell 65.32 percent to $317.49 million. There were no imports.

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s top five trading partners through July 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 July. That compares with 58 surpluses and 10 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Mexico, $581.06 million; India, $345.52 million; and Ireland, $344.41 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Turkey, $47.4 million; Iraq, $29.36 million; and Guyana, $21.36 million.

Through July 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 97.77 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 96.71 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Oil fell 49.69 percent compared to last year to $3.73 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 25.96 percent compared to last year to $1.6 billion.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases fell 47.83 percent compared to last year to $701.5 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 275.23 percent compared to last year to $195.78 million.
  • Acyclic alcohols fell 45.51 percent compared to last year to $147.3 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 38.91 percent compared to last year to $314.03 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts rose 80.98 percent compared to last year to $201.77 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 28.83 percent compared to last year to $62.81 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 55.16 percent compared to last year to $61.97 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.