Overview: In January 2021 Houston, TX exported $6.81B and imported $5.01B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.8B. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Houston, TX have decreased by $-479M (-6.57%) from $7.29B to $6.81B, while imports decreased by $-99.2M (-1.94%) from $5.11B to $5.01B.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Houston, TX were Crude Petroleum ($4.06B), Refined Petroleum ($3.39B), Petroleum Gas ($2.86B), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($2.51B), and Soybeans ($2.1B). In January 2021 the top imports of Houston, TX were Computers ($3.02B), Cars ($2.77B), Cars ($2.56B), Telephones ($2.28B), and Cars ($1.82B).
Destinations: In January 2021, Houston, TX exported mostly to Japan ($641M), China ($498M), Brazil ($482M), Mexico ($414M), and Belgium ($308M), and imported mostly from China ($804M), Germany ($400M), Italy ($350M), Russia ($293M), and Mexico ($268M).
Growth: In January 2021, the decrease in Houston, TX's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Canada ($-604M or -22.6%), Netherlands ($-456M or -44.1%), and Mexico ($-453M or -5.04%), and product exports decrease in Crude Petroleum ($-1.53B or -27.3%), Refined Petroleum ($-882M or -53.2%), and Refined Petroleum ($-668M or -16.5%). In January 2021, the decrease in Houston, TX's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Ireland ($-641M or -63.5%), Ireland ($-631M or -76.8%), and Mexico ($-502M or -5.79%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum ($-995M or -52.5%), Nucleic Acids ($-936M or -83.4%), and Crude Petroleum ($-748M or -34.7%).