Table 16b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Export by Country of Destination: 2007 and 2002

Table 16b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Export by Country of Destination: 2007 and 2002

Estimates are based on data from the 2007 and 2002 Commodity Flow Surveys. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive.

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Country Value Tons Value Tons
2007
(million $)
2002
(million $)
Percent
change
2007
(thousands)
2002
(thousands)
Percent
change
2007 CV 1 2002 CV Standard Error of % change 2007 CV 2002 CV Standard Error of % change
Total 41,989 25,634 63.8 42,120 39,428 6.8 9.3 16.2 30.4 14.6 24.9 30.7
Canada 12,622 6,473 95 14,826 9,770 51.8 20.7 19.9 55.4 24.7 26.1 53.8
Mexico 8,373 2,161 287.4 8,762 4,971 76.3 29.6 28.5 160.5 30.5 29.9 76.2
All Others 20,995 17,001 23.5 18,532 24,687 -24.9 6.9 20.3 26.6 25.4 39 34.9

1 Coefficient of Variation.

NOTES: Value-of-shipment estimates are reported in current prices. Estimated measures of sampling variability for each estimate known as coefficients of variation (CV) are also provided in these tables. More information on sampling error, confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, sample design, and definitions may be found at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2009.