No. 1 Inland Port along US-Mexico Border
The Port of Laredo is the number 1 inland port along the US-Mexico border and rank No. 2 in the nation with $234.66 billion in imports and exports in 2018 according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity.
- Approximately 4,590,586 trucks crossed the border in 2018 north and south bound
- Home to 510 freight forwarders, 400 trucking companies, and 105 U.S. Customs Brokers
- 1 Rail Bridge and 4 vehicle bridges: 2 for commercial, 3 for private vehicles.
- Goods shipped through Laredo travel to more than 60 countries
LAREDO’S TRADE INCREASES 9.29 PERCENT THROUGH DECEMBER 2018
Port Laredo’s trade with the world rose 9.29 percent, from $214.72 billion to $234.66 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
Through December the district’s top five trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 France compared to the same period the previous year when the top five were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan, respectively.