The purpose of this series of reports is to:
- Document the characteristics of Texas’ export trade.
- Describe the supply chains for six of Texas’ major export commodities — cotton; motor vehicle parts; electronic instruments; plastic resin; timber, wood, and wood products; and liquified natural gas (LNG).
- Examine the role of transportation in the export supply chains.
- Identify the transportation concerns of exporters that affect the costs of exports and Texas’ competitiveness in global markets.