Made for Trade
Texas leads the way when it comes to exports. In 2006, Texas exports totaled nearly $151 billion and accounted for 16.3 percent of all U.S. exports, up from 9.8 percent in 2004-05, according to the World Institute for Strategic Economic Research (WISER). California was second, with nearly $128 billion.
Texas' top trading partner is Mexico. In 2005, the Lone Star State's neighbor to the south received $50.1 billion in Texas goods and services, accounting for more than 38.9 percent of the state's total exports.
Value of Exports
Texas' top trading partners