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Port of Beaumont, Texas

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade totaled $1.45 billion for the month of February, $3.16 billion through February of 2019, and $18.78 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
1Mexico$826.96 M
2South Korea$309.99 M
3United Kingdom$282.85 M
4Japan$247.28 M
5The Netherlands$230.65 M
6Taiwan$167.99 M
7France$139.4 M
8Thailand$109.27 M
9Ireland$106.68 M
10Brazil$98.21 M

Overall Rank

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade increases 16.69 percent through February

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s trade with the world rose 16.69 percent, from $2.71 billion to $3.16 billion through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Beaumont, Texas ranked No. 45 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 69.7 percent to $826.96 million.
    Exports rose 10.66 percent to $480.09 million. Imports rose 548.93 percent to $346.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 South Korea rose 762.29 percent to $309.99 million.
    Exports rose 759.37 percent to $308.94 million. Imports totaled $1.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 80.46 percent to $282.85 million.
    Exports rose 151.37 percent to $282.84 million. Imports fell 99.98 percent to $10,000.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan rose 467.2 percent to $247.28 million.
    Exports rose 467.2 percent to $247.28 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 The Netherlands fell 19.61 percent to $230.65 million.
    Exports fell 19.61 percent to $230.65 million. There were no imports.

Port of Beaumont, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 60.08 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Beaumont, Texas had trade surpluses with 39 countries and deficits with six through February. That compares with 39 surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with South Korea, $307.89 million; United Kingdom, $282.83 million; and Japan, $247.28 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Venezuela, $25.65 million; Saudi Arabia, $15.98 million; and Trinidad and Tobago, $7.48 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Ethyl alcohol; and Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc., in that order. Those accounted for 96.73 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Misc. engines and motors, parts; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Gasoline, other fuels; and Ammonia, accounting for 97.7 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Oil rose 31.58 percent compared to last year to $1.58 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 5.09 percent compared to last year to $569.65 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 6.77 percent compared to last year to $355.1 million.
  • Ethyl alcohol rose 9.88 percent compared to last year to $61.58 million.
  • Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. fell 58.31 percent compared to last year to $40.05 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 39.39 percent compared to last year to $372.51 million.
  • Misc. engines and motors, parts rose 144.69 percent compared to last year to $33.62 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 34.98 percent compared to last year to $21.76 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 13.77 percent compared to last year to $16.21 million.
  • Ammonia fell 17.65 percent compared to last year to $7.48 million.

Last year Port of Beaumont, Texas posted total trade with the world of $7.5 billion. The Port’s surplus was $3.8 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $5.65 billion and imports came to $1.85 billion.