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Table 3. Value of Monthly U.S.-Canada Freight Flows by Mode of Transportation, August 2017

(millions of current dollars)

Mode August 2016 August 2017 Percent Change August 2016-2017
All ModesImports24,18624,9673.2
Exports23,10024,5576.3
Total47,28649,5244.7
All Surface ModesImports21,28422,1354.0
Exports18,93919,9895.5
Total40,22442,1244.7
TruckImports12,76912,7680.0
Exports15,42316,3936.3
Total28,19329,1603.4
RailImports4,9455,0021.2
Exports2,8442,8700.9
Total7,7897,8721.1
PipelineImports3,5704,36522.3
Exports6727268.2
Total4,2425,09220.0
VesselImports1,0991,070-2.6
Exports682616-9.7
Total1,7811,686-5.3
AirImports9649912.8
Exports1,2561,38610.4
Total2,2202,3777.1
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_DataF....

Source: 

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_QA.html