FIGURE 3. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade by Land, Water, and Air Gateways: 1990-2003

FIGURE 3. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade by Land, Water, and Air Gateways: 1990-2003

(Percent)

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  U.S. total land trade1 U.S. total water trade U.S. total air trade Other and unknown2
1990 22.9 48.9 22.7 5.6
2003 28.4 40.9 26.4 4.3

1 Includes truck, rail, pipeline, and miscellaneous surface modes.

2 Includes purchased vehicles such as aircraft or boats moving from manufacturer to customer where the vehicle itself is the shipment, pedestrians carrying freight, and miscellaneous.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on total trade, from U.S. International Trade Commission, USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade Dataweb, available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov/as of Sept. 15, 2004.