TABLE 1. Value of U.S. International Merchandise Freight, 2003

TABLE 1. Value of U.S. International Merchandise Freight, 2003

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Overall and Land Modes Total Exports Imports
Total U.S. trade by all modes (land, sea, air) 1,983,139 723,743 1,259,396
Total U.S. trade by land 562,776 240,486 322,291
Value of International Land Freight via El Paso, TX      
Total land trade through port 39,204 16,714 22,491
Percent of total U.S. land freight value 7.0 6.9 7.0
Value of International Land Freight by Mode via El Paso, TX      
Truck 35,935 16,190 19,745
Rail 2,473 431 2,042
Pipeline 85 85 NA
Other and unknown 711 7 704
Value of Land Freight O&D, All Modes via El Paso, TX      
To and from Texas 24,993 14,972 10,022
To and from other U.S. States 14,211 1,742 12,469
Other states' shipments as percent of freight value via port 36.2 10.4 55.4
Value of Truck Freight O&D, via El Paso, TX      
To and from Texas 24,093 14,781 9,312
To and from other U.S. States 11,842 1,409 10,433
Other states' shipments as percent of freight value via port 33.0 8.7 52.8

KEY: O&D = origin and destination.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from multiple sources, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Exports and Imports of Merchandise, CD-ROM, 2003; and U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, 2003.