Top Trading Partners
Published on 5/17/19
Top Trading Partners '18
- The Houston-Galveston Customs District recorded trade valued at $234.0 billion for ’18, up 21.9 percent from $192.0 billion in ’17. Houston’s top 20 trade partners were responsible for 71.2 percent, or $166.6 billion, of the region’s foreign trade in ’18.
- Mexico is Houston’s largest trading partner, accounting for 10.6 percent of Houston’s total trade in ’18.
- In ’18, Houston was the largest U.S. customs district based on vessel weight, ahead of New Orleans and Los Angeles, and the second largest based on vessel value, behind Los Angeles.
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research