Port of Houston
Foreign Trade with China

Foreign imports from China to Port of Houston in 2014 were $5,283,912,586, while exports to China were $3,852,438,647.

The value of container cargo imported into Port of Houston from China represented 85.2% of all vessel imports, $4,501,335,727 versus $5,283,912,586.

By weight, container cargo imports to Port of Houston from China represented 55.2% of all vessel shippments, 1,394,240,296 (kg) versus 2,527,642,234 (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  $5,283,912,586  $3,852,438,647
2013  $4,253,659,713  $3,634,499,712
2012  $4,005,047,113  $2,738,552,038
2011  $3,291,466,497  $2,700,458,609
2010  $2,337,795,175  $2,486,475,645
2009  $3,363,500,240  $2,647,812,764
2008  $5,907,267,393  $1,713,492,108
2007  $4,038,517,329  $1,725,778,684
2006  $3,864,949,505  $1,436,458,840
2005  $2,491,191,359  $1,204,764,811
2004  $1,049,355,527  $1,100,166,643
2003  $558,262,480  $631,013,273


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $4,501,335,727  $1,329,263,095
2013  $3,739,801,834  $1,245,589,044
2012  $3,183,154,772  $1,073,472,335
2011  $2,261,914,927  $674,735,433
2010  $1,767,443,095  $872,890,484
2009  $1,971,417,518  $1,255,377,618
2008  $2,393,231,979  $699,853,531
2007  $2,142,091,081  $647,626,157
2006  $2,048,064,976  $769,917,453
2005  $1,720,977,027  $547,585,296
2004  $718,968,603  $398,426,552
2003  $377,560,559  $226,974,997


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD



Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  2,527,642,234  4,242,558,725
2013  1,867,276,280  2,733,324,874
2012  2,091,174,916  1,960,237,850
2011  1,956,097,274  2,028,897,546
2010  1,472,113,010  2,051,374,816
2009  1,767,779,132  2,678,559,217
2008  4,246,741,392  882,670,518
2007  4,067,139,727  1,088,261,580
2006  4,554,105,276  1,077,362,722
2005  2,111,158,169  1,026,284,588
2004  1,066,014,328  971,467,319
2003  815,329,467  878,138,030


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg
Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  1,394,240,296  851,292,099
2013  1,260,130,601  628,837,355
2012  1,079,953,512  564,920,210
2011  800,878,602  367,600,652
2010  736,549,663  467,789,712
2009  718,753,205  1,008,334,098
2008  994,644,489  388,500,194
2007  1,055,564,428  397,410,604
2006  823,682,395  515,414,824
2005  701,514,605  360,967,965
2004  445,607,825  306,594,635
2003  326,774,967  198,945,946


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


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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