TABLE 1. Value of U.S. International Merchandise Freight: 2008

TABLE 1. Value of U.S. International Merchandise Freight: 2008

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Total Exports Imports
Overall and Land Modes
Total U.S. trade by all modes (land, sea, air) 3,400,661 1,300,532 2,100,129
Total U.S. trade by land 829,875 365,269 464,606
Value of International Land Freight via Port Huron, MI
Total land trade through port 81,223 35,215 46,008
Percent of total U.S. land freight value 9.8 9.6 9.9
Value of International Land Freight by Mode via Port Huron, MI
Truck 44,390 26,256 18,134
Rail 26,581 7,359 19,222
Pipeline 10,173 1,581 8,591
Other and unknown 79 18 61
Value of Land Freight O&D, All Modes, via Port Huron, MI
To and from Michigan 24,266 3,992 20,274
To and from other U.S. states 56,957 31,223 25,734
Other states' shipments as percent of freight value via port 70.1 88.7 55.9
Value of Truck Freight O&D via Port Huron, MI
To and from Michigan 9,989 3,796 6,193
To and from other U.S. states 34,401 22,461 11,941
Other states' shipments as percent of freight value via port 77.5 85.5 65.8

KEY: O&D = Origin and destination

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, available at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www as of May 12, 2009; and U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, 2008.