Table 3c. Export Shipment Characteristics by Country of Destination: Percent of Total for 2002 and 1997

Table 3c. Export Shipment Characteristics by Country of Destination: Percent of Total for 2002 and 1997

[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 and 1997 Commodity Flow Surveys. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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Country of destination Value (percent) Tons (percent)
2002 1997 2002 1997
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canada 23.8 20.1 21.8 20.3
Mexico 11.9 9.7 11.4 8.3
All Others 64.3 70.1 66.9 71.4

KEY:
– Represents an estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

NOTES: Value-of-shipmenta estimates have not been adjusted for price changes. Appendix B tables provide estimated measures of sampling variability. The Introduction and appendixes give information on confidentially protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, sample design, and definitions. Links to this information on the Internet may be found at www.census.gov/cfs.
Coverage for the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) differs from the previous surveys due to a change from the 1987 Standard Industrial Classification System to the 1997 North American Industry Classification System and other survey improvements. Therefore, data users are urged to use caution when comparing 2002 CFS estimates with estimates from prior years.

SOURCE: Research and Innovative Technologies Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Export Data, March 2005.