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Port of Texas City, Texas

Port of Texas City, Texas’s trade totaled $615.41 million for the month of February, $1.63 billion through February of 2019, and $9.84 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$283.29 M
2Canada$136.3 M
3India$130.25 M
4Costa Rica$119.31 M
5Brazil$113.83 M
6Iraq$109.19 M
7China$105.87 M
8The Netherlands$92.33 M
9Taiwan$88.9 M
10Chile$73.82 M

Overall Rank

Port of Texas City, Texas’s trade increases 53.98 percent through February

Port of Texas City, Texas’s trade with the world rose 53.98 percent, from $1.06 billion to $1.63 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 Texas City, Texas ranked No. 72 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 Texas City, Texas’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Brazil . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Iraq, Nigeria and Switzerland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 5.1 percent to $283.29 million.
    Exports fell 17.51 percent to $246.25 million. Imports totaled $37.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada rose 889644 percent to $136.3 million.
    Exports rose 889644 percent to $136.3 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 India rose 968.52 percent to $130.25 million.
    Exports rose 968.52 percent to $130.25 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Costa Rica rose 71495 percent to $119.31 million.
    Exports rose 71495 percent to $119.31 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Brazil rose 146.71 percent to $113.83 million.
    Exports rose 146.52 percent to $113.74 million. Imports totaled $88,440.

Port of Texas City, Texas’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 48.08 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Texas City, Texas had trade surpluses with 32 countries and deficits with 12 through February. That compares with 33 surpluses and six deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $209.21 million; Canada, $136.3 million; and India, $130.25 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Iraq, $109.19 million; Saudi Arabia, $58.87 million; and Guatemala, $13.68 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Ethyl alcohol; Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc.; and Petroleum products, in that order. Those accounted for 95.11 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Cyclic hydrocarbons; Value added to a returned import; and Cell phones, related equipment, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 68.36 percent compared to last year to $784.25 million.
  • Oil rose 146.25 percent compared to last year to $414.63 million.
  • Ethyl alcohol fell 58.9 percent compared to last year to $40.71 million.
  • Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. rose 2.24 percent compared to last year to $26.85 million.
  • Petroleum products rose 79.24 percent compared to last year to $23.33 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil rose 22.61 percent compared to last year to $247.11 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 154.8 percent compared to last year to $23.35 million.
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons fell 65.88 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $91,440. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $66,413. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Texas City, Texas posted total trade with the world of $8.8 billion. The Port’s surplus was $2.5 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 $3.15 billion.