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

(millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode September 2016 September 2017 Percent Change September 2016-2017
All Modes Imports 23,666 24,374 3.0
Exports 22,525 24,126 7.1
Total 46,191 48,500 5.0
All Surface Modes Imports 20,899 21,240 1.6
Exports 18,366 19,536 6.4
Total 39,265 40,776 3.8
Truck Imports 12,376 12,477 0.8
Exports 15,171 15,936 5.0
Total 27,547 28,413 3.1
Rail Imports 5,024 4,903 -2.4
Exports 2,551 2,856 12.0
Total 7,575 7,759 2.4
Pipeline Imports 3,499 3,860 10.3
Exports 644 744 15.5
Total 4,143 4,604 11.1
Vessel Imports 834 1,251 49.9
Exports 527 824 56.4
Total 1,361 2,075 52.4
Air Imports 1,010 941 -6.9
Exports 1,355 1,306 -3.6
Total 2,365 2,248 -5.0

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/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_QA.html