Port of Houston

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

-14.57%

Compared to last month

3.92%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

-19.09%

Compared to last month

7.61%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-6.79%

Compared to last month

-1.14%

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

8

Rank 2019

6

Port of Houston’s total trade with the world was $11.18 billion in December, a change of -14.57 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was -19.09 percent and the change in imports was -6.79 percent. Port of Houston ranked No. 8 among U.S. trade partners in December. It had ranked No. 6 for the same month last year.

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