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Table 4. Total Value and Modal Shares of U.S.-Mexico Freight Flows

Freight by All Modes, (millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode 2016 2017 Percent Change 2016-2017
All Modes Imports $294,151 $314,045 6.8
Exports $230,959 $242,989 5.2
Total $525,110 $557,034 6.1
Share of Total by Mode (percent of total value) Percentage Point Change 2016-2017
All Surface Modes Imports 89.1 86.5 -2.6
Exports 83.1 81.0 -2.1
Total 86.4 84.1 -2.4
Truck Imports 72.5 69.9 -2.6
Exports 69.1 68.0 -1.1
Total 71.0 69.1 -1.9
Rail Imports 16.5 16.5 0.0
Exports 12.4 11.5 -0.8
Total 14.7 14.4 -0.3
Pipeline Imports 0.1 0.1 0.0
Exports 1.6 1.4 -0.2
Total 0.7 0.7 -0.1
Vessel Imports 6.2 7.8 1.6
Exports 9.6 11.6 2.0
Total 7.7 9.5 1.8
Air Imports 2.4 2.4 0.0
Exports 3.8 3.8 0.0
Total 3.0 3.0 0.0

Notes:

Percent change based on numbers prior to rounding. Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.
The percentage of modal share for all surface modes equals the sum of the share of the truck, rail and pipeline modes.  

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https://www.bts.gov/transborder as of February 2018.