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Table 16a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Export by Country of Destination: 2012

Monday, July 13, 2015

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(Estimates are based on data from the 2012 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive)

Country of destination Value Tons Ton-miles (1)
(million dollars)
Percent of total 2012
Percent of total 2012
Percent of total
Total 80,507 100.0 78,409 100.0 12,778 100.0
Canada 8,081 10.0 6,467 8.2 3,285 25.7
Mexico 18,777 23.3 25,371 32.4 5,744 45.0
All other countries 53,650 66.6 46,572 59.4 3,749 29.3

(1) Ton-miles estimates are based on estimated distances traveled along a modeled transportation network. See “Mileage Calculations” section for additional information.

NOTES: Value-of-shipments estimates have not been adjusted for price changes. Appendix B tables provide estimated measures of sampling variability. The Introduction and appendixes give information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, sample design and definitions. Links to this information on the Internet may be found at <>.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2014.