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Port of Houston No. 1 in the U.S. by Cargo Volume

11/30/20
The Port of Houston is now the number one port in the nation by total tonnage of goods moved, according to new figures for the 2019 calendar year.  The Port, which is comprised of the public and…
Economy

Judge Hidalgo Discusses Growing COVID-19 Concerns, New Measures at State of the County Event

11/13/20
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo expressed concern about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the region and discussed a number of measures the county has implemented to combat the virus’ impact on…
Economy

Port Houston Chairman Optimistic for the Essential Economic Driver

10/19/20
Houston’s position as an epicenter of international business and global trade is strengthened by our robust regional port system. Port Houston, the largest port by foreign tonnage in the nation,…
Economy

The USMCA: How We Got Here and What's Next for Houston

8/19/20
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and over a dozen political and business leaders are slated to participate in a full-day conference dedicated to the newly-adopted United States-Mexico-Canada…
Exports

U.S. Export-Import Bank Shares How It's Helping Companies Do Business Abroad

7/16/20
The Export-Import Bank of the United States provides export credit to support the sale of U.S. goods and services to international buyers. It’s a critical component for many American companies…
Economic Development

COVID-19's Impact on Global Supply Chains

6/29/20
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the global economy, and on the economies of individual cities around the world. As the Energy Capital of the World and the top metro exporter…
Executive Partners