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Table 2. Value of Monthly U.S.-NAFTA Freight Flows by Mode of Transportation, April 2017

(millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode April 2016 April 2017 Percent Change April 2016-2017
All Modes Imports 47,611 49,491 3.9
Exports 42,769 41,576 -2.8
Total 90,380 91,068 0.8
All Surface Modes Imports 42,466 43,367 2.1
Exports 35,295 33,988 -3.7
Total 77,761 77,355 -0.5
Truck Imports 31,357 29,439 -6.1
Exports 28,991 27,579 -4.9
Total 60,348 57,018 -5.5
Rail Imports 8,637 9,763 13.0
Exports 5,462 5,157 -5.6
Total 14,099 14,920 5.8
Pipeline Imports 2,471 4,165 68.5
Exports 842 1,252 48.6
Total 3,313 5,416 63.5
Vessel Imports 2,341 3,209 37.1
Exports 2,147 2,527 17.7
Total 4,488 5,736 27.8
Air Imports 1,464 1,395 -4.7
Exports 1,929 1,927 -0.1
Total 3,393 3,322 -2.1

Notes:

Numbers might not add to totals due to rounding.   Percent changes based on numbers prior to rounding.  The value of trade for all modes is not equal to the sum of truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air modes, it also includes shipments made by mail, foreign trade zones, and other transportation.  For additional detail, please refer to the “Data Fields” section of the TransBorder web page: http://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_DataFields.html.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https://transborder.bts.gov/