U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico

U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico

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Value of U.S. - Canada trade (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351.

Value of U.S. - Mexico Trade (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351.

NOTES: Transborder freight data is useful in monitoring the value and modal patterns of trade with Canada and Mexico, our North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners. Canada is our largest trading partner, and Mexico ranks third. Surface modes include not only truck, rail, and pipeline, but also mail and other miscellaneous modes not shown here.

U.S. - Canada Trade May-10 May-11
Truck (billions of dollars) 25.50 28.58
Percent change from same month previous year 33.4 12.1
Rail (billions of dollars) 7.36 8.32
Percent change from same month previous year 54.6 13.1
Pipeline (billions of dollars) 5.19 6.78
Percent change from same month previous year 64.9 30.5

U.S. - Mexico Trade May-10 May-11
Truck (billions of dollars) 21.64 24.85
Percent change from same month previous year 39.0 14.9
Rail (billions of dollars) 4.12 4.91
Percent change from same month previous year 68.8 19.3
Pipeline (billions of dollars) 0.07 0.34
Percent change from same month previous year 26.9 370.1

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/ntda/tbscd/prod.html as of August 2011.