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Table 3. Value of Monthly U.S.-Canada 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 23,908 25,786 7.9
Exports 22,640 23,940 5.7
Total 46,548 49,726 6.8
All Surface Modes Imports 21,650 22,431 3.6
Exports 18,402 19,065 3.6
Total 40,052 41,496 3.6
Truck Imports 13,065 12,979 -0.7
Exports 15,214 15,702 3.2
Total 28,278 28,681 1.4
Rail Imports 5,076 5,203 2.5
Exports 2,433 2,851 17.2
Total 7,509 8,054 7.2
Pipeline Imports 3,509 4,249 21.1
Exports 756 512 -32.2
Total 4,265 4,761 11.6
Vessel Imports 730 1,529 109.4
Exports 631 674 6.9
Total 1,361 2,203 61.9
Air Imports 894 946 5.8
Exports 1,237 1,376 11.2
Total 2,132 2,321 8.9

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