Port of Houston

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

51.72%

Compared to last month

0.44%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

39.40%

Compared to last month

-2.79%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

69.05%

Compared to last month

4.46%

Current RankAmong U.S. airports, seaports, border crossings

6

Rank 2020

7

Port of Houston’s total trade with the world was $15.4 billion in August, a change of 51.72 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 39.40 percent and the change in imports was 69.05 percent. Port of Houston ranked No. 6 among U.S. trade partners in August. It had ranked No. 7 for the same month last year.

Port of Houston’s top three exports by value in August were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Oil, and (3) LNG, other petroleum gases. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Oil, and (3) Passenger vehicles. By tonnage, Port of Houston’s top three exports were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Oil, and (3) LNG, other petroleum gases. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Oil, (2) Gasoline, other fuels, and (3) Portland, aluminous and slag cement.

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