FIGURE 4. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade by Land, Water, and Air Gateways: 1990 and 2008

FIGURE 4. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade by Land, Water, and Air Gateways: 1990 and 2008

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FIGURE 4. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade by Land, Water, and Air Gateways: 1990 and 2008. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance please call 800-853-1351.
  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
2008 24.4 47.8 23.7 4.2

NOTES: 1 Includes truck, rail, and pipeline.

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.

SOURCES: 1990-U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, available at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www as of May 12, 2009. 2008-Water and air: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, special tabulation, April 2009. Land: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data, as of April 2009.