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Table 3. Value of Monthly U.S.-Canada 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 22,513 24,334 8.1
Exports 23,384 22,713 -2.9
Total 45,897 47,046 2.5
All Surface Modes Imports 19,866 21,684 9.1
Exports 18,903 18,848 -0.3
Total 38,770 40,532 4.5
Truck Imports 12,426 12,058 -3.0
Exports 15,469 15,048 -2.7
Total 27,895 27,107 -2.8
Rail Imports 4,989 5,472 9.7
Exports 2,827 2,843 0.5
Total 7,817 8,315 6.4
Pipeline Imports 2,451 4,154 69.5
Exports 607 957 57.7
Total 3,058 5,111 67.1
Vessel Imports 994 1,212 22.0
Exports 447 427 -4.5
Total 1,441 1,639 13.8
Air Imports 890 806 -9.4
Exports 1,287 1,213 -5.7
Total 2,177 2,019 -7.2

Notes:

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

Source:

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.