Freight Facts and Figures 2013
Table 2-10. Value of U.S. Exports to and Imports from Canada and Mexico by Land Transportation Mode: 2000, 2005, 2011, and 2012
In addition to trucks transporting the largest share of total trade value with Canada and Mexico, rail is the second largest mover of bidirectional freight moving across both U.S. land borders. Pipelines also carry a large volume of imports from Canada.
Millions of current U.S. dollars
|Exports to Canada, total||154,847||192,907||254,450||266,120|
|Exports to Mexico, total||97,159||104,277||163,021||180,320|
|Imports from Canada, total||210,270||265,402||282,582||290,096|
|Imports from Mexico, total||113,437||135,400||204,080||223,599|
1"Other" includes "flyaway aircraft" or aircraft moving under their own power (i.e., aircraft moving from the manufacturer to a customer and not carrying any freight), powerhouse (electricity), vessels moving under their own power, pedestrians carrying freight, and unknown.
2Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) were added as a mode of transport for land import shipments beginning in April 1995. Although FTZs are treated as a mode of transportation in the North American Transborder Freight Data, the actual mode for a specific shipment into or out of an FTZs is unknown because U.S. Customs does not collect this information.
Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.
U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, North American Transborder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/transborder/ as of September 11, 2013.
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