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Table 2-5: Incoming Truck Container Crossings by State, U.S.-Mexican Border

Three border crossings -- Laredo, TX, Otay Mesa/San Ysidro, CA, and El Paso, TX -- account for nearly two thirds of trucks coming in to the US from Mexico.

Table in Excel format

State 1998 2000 2003
New Mexico31,69935,50732,039
Total U.S. - Mexico border3,712,9264,200,6814,345,226

Note: Full or empty truck containers entering the U.S. The data include containers moving as in-bond shipments.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation 2004, based on data from U.S. Customs Service, Mission Support Services, Office of Field Operations, Operations Management Database.

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