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

(millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode October 2016 October 2017 Percent Change October 2016-2017
All Modes Imports 50,314 54,509 8.3
Exports 42,851 46,052 7.5
Total 93,165 100,561 7.9
All Surface Modes Imports 45,263 47,395 4.7
Exports 34,899 37,164 6.5
Total 80,161 84,559 5.5
Truck Imports 31,884 33,351 4.6
Exports 28,975 30,993 7.0
Total 60,859 64,344 5.7
Rail Imports 9,857 9,779 -0.8
Exports 4,821 5,379 11.6
Total 14,677 15,158 3.3
Pipeline Imports 3,522 4,265 21.1
Exports 1,103 792 -28.2
Total 4,624 5,057 9.3
Vessel Imports 2,326 3,583 54.1
Exports 2,701 3,084 14.2
Total 5,027 6,667 32.6
Air Imports 1,501 1,615 7.6
Exports 2,055 2,159 5.0
Total 3,556 3,774 6.1

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://www.bts.gov/transborder