Houston passes $97B in exports

HOUSTON – The Houston area ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for total goods exported in 2015, which surpassed $97 billion, according to a new U.S. Department of Commerce report. It’s part of a larger merchandise export growth trend from U.S. metro areas that topped $1.3 trillion last year.

It’s also the fourth year in a row the Bayou City has paced the nation in total goods exported.

Houston was one of four cities that exceeded $50 billion in goods exported in 2015—the Bayou City beat out New York, Seattle and Los Angeles.


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