Port of Houston
Foreign Trade

Foreign imports to Port of Houston in 2014 were $75,042,841,928. Exports in 2014 were $92,080,963,933.

Country information about foreign trade with Port of Houston is availble for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported into Port of Houston represented 37.7% of all vessel imports, $28,318,871,897 versus $75,042,841,928.

By weight, container cargo imports represented 14.2% of all vessel shippments, 9,859,840,479 (kg) versus 69,511,692,280 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $75,042,841,928  $92,080,963,933
2013  $74,295,995,115  $94,115,800,428
2012  $83,231,890,756  $93,186,323,618
2011  $80,255,536,283  $88,637,512,292
2010  $60,190,871,121  $70,673,638,377
2009  $48,421,277,694  $57,711,431,480
2008  $78,884,161,764  $68,799,198,383
2007  $60,997,042,797  $53,822,133,552
2006  $61,027,767,704  $41,934,379,555
2005  $51,197,310,296  $34,830,555,675
2004  $36,545,975,013  $29,452,213,156
2003  $27,251,814,970  $22,538,258,942


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $28,318,871,897  $32,116,100,680
2013  $24,536,584,604  $29,034,085,676
2012  $26,207,246,309  $27,320,624,765
2011  $20,447,674,697  $26,278,502,675
2010  $15,885,628,537  $22,778,956,053
2009  $14,411,760,479  $20,363,409,653
2008  $19,153,879,686  $25,526,012,618
2007  $18,013,013,808  $20,618,076,514
2006  $16,907,522,511  $16,142,669,024
2005  $15,060,920,636  $12,833,313,050
2004  $11,693,043,983  $11,117,048,274
2003  $9,513,630,993  $9,360,325,549


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  69,511,692,280  78,693,265,163
2013  70,312,101,440  77,695,676,162
2012  75,299,045,766  71,746,743,710
2011  81,333,278,980  71,619,908,014
2010  80,126,808,062  66,463,558,641
2009  76,627,655,625  59,794,744,603
2008  84,534,852,920  51,751,368,813
2007  85,088,585,519  47,965,240,186
2006  94,608,442,727  41,210,659,666
2005  92,729,418,199  40,405,837,929
2004  86,811,676,145  39,264,675,991
2003  79,360,074,920  33,124,709,681


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  9,859,840,479  15,227,874,470
2013  8,317,532,475  12,500,734,410
2012  8,790,888,911  10,929,536,524
2011  7,795,079,273  9,912,511,214
2010  6,520,144,211  9,354,726,918
2009  5,419,956,808  9,579,653,756
2008  6,640,454,637  9,823,726,948
2007  7,402,004,250  8,354,336,592
2006  7,792,393,274  6,886,222,584
2005  7,548,567,716  5,844,448,453
2004  6,910,938,118  5,913,358,327
2003  6,299,347,681  5,695,196,596


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov
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