US Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico

US Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico

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

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

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NOTES: Surface freight 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. Mexico now ranks third. Surface modes include not only truck, rail, and pipeline, but also government mail and other miscellaneous modes.

U.S. - Canada Trade Dec-06 Dec-07
Truck (millions of dollars) 24,138 24,006
Percent change from same month previous year 2.70 -0.55
Rail (millions of dollars) 7,238 7,356
Percent change from same month previous year 0.83 1.63
Pipeline (millions of dollars) 4,237 5,376
Percent change from same month previous year -25 26.90

U.S. - Mexico Trade Dec-06 Dec-07
Truck (millions of dollars) 16,231 16,661
Percent change from same month previous year 2.50 2.65
Rail (millions of dollars) 3,827 3,617
Percent change from same month previous year 13.63 -5.50
Pipeline (millions of dollars) 78 206
Percent change from same month previous year 16.8 164.1

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 Surface Freight Dataset; August 2007; available at: http://www.bts.gov/ntda/tbscd/prod.html. The original data are from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Exports of Merchandise data and U.S. Imports of Merchandise data.