Global Trade

Charting a
New Course in
Global Trade

When it comes to reliability and simplicity, Port Houston leads the way in providing a hassle-free port experience. Centrally located to keep your cargo moving, Port Houston offers the stability, excellence, and resources necessary for today’s global commerce.

Customer Care

Our experienced trade development team works hand-in-hand with importers, exporters, and all customers in facilitating connections with every link in the supply chain. From beneficial cargo owners, shipping lines, and local/state/regional government entities, to local real estate and landside transportation providers, Port Houston is committed to servicing and supporting our valued customers to keep their cargo moving.

By The Numbers

Reasons why Port Houston and the Houston Ship Channel are the gateway to global trade




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Port Houston speaks your language

To advance the presence of Port Houston as a leading North America gateway for trade, our team connects customers with Houston’s many economic development organizations that assist businesses in relocating, helping to obtain tax breaks, as well as other financial incentives.

The trade development team organizes, sponsors, and attends industry-related events which can be found on our calendar. All international inquiries are welcome. Our team speaks multiple languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, and Chinese. Port Houston also has trade development representatives based globally throughout Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

Need to know more?

For more information about connecting with someone in the Global Trade department, explore Port Houston’s directory to find the right contact.