Germany is one of Houston’s biggest trading partners. We take an in-depth look at the path of goods from Houston to Hamburg, the different ways the cities address pollution and provide an update on the negotiations for a new trade pact between the European Union and the United States.
Posted on · Germany is now Houston’s seventh-largest foreign trading partner, with combined exports and imports at nearly $10 billion a year and rising. Hamburg is the home of Germany’s largest port, while the Port of Houston is the largest in Texas and second largest in the U.S.
Posted on · The Port of Hamburg, like the Port of Houston, is dealing with the growing pains that come with rapid expansion.
Posted on · Support from Germany, Europe’s largest economy and export powerhouse, is essential to the success of a U.S.-European Union free trade deal. But more than a third of Germans say, “Nein.”
Posted on · Germany is second only to the U.K. as a source of foreign direct investment in Texas. That investment helps support tens of thousands of jobs across the state, including nearly 4,000 in Greater Houston.