Appendix 2 - Value of U.S. Merchandise Shipments with Canada and Mexico by Mode of Transportation: 2004 and 2005

Appendix 2 - Value of U.S. Merchandise Shipments with Canada and Mexico by Mode of Transportation: 2004 and 2005

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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  Total U.S.-NAFTA Partner Trade U.S. Exports to NAFTA Partners U.S. Imports From NAFTA Partners
2004 2005 Percent
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TOTAL, ALL MODES 711,647 789,537 10.9 299,877 331,469 10.5 411,771 458,068 11.2
Canada 445,029 499,291 12.2 189,101 211,420 11.8 255,928 287,870 12.5
Mexico 266,618 290,247 8.9 110,775 120,049 8.4 155,843 170,198 9.2
TOTAL, ALL LAND MODES 633,563 697,987 10.2 269,182 297,184 10.4 364,381 400,803 10.0
Canada 408,613 458,310 12.2 171,878 192,907 12.2 236,735 265,402 12.1
Mexico 224,950 239,677 6.5 97,304 104,277 7.2 127,646 135,400 6.1
Truck total 452,953 490,526 8.3 215,247 234,563 9.0 237,706 255,963 7.7
Canada 268,660 294,917 9.8 135,897 151,222 11.3 132,762 143,696 8.2
Mexico 184,293 195,609 6.1 79,349 83,341 5.0 104,944 112,268 7.0
Rail total 108,360 116,458 7.5 30,229 35,070 16.0 78,131 81,388 4.2
Canada 74,544 79,928 7.2 16,597 19,322 16.4 57,947 60,606 4.6
Mexico 33,816 36,530 8.0 13,633 15,748 15.5 20,183 20,782 3.0
Pipeline total 38,500 51,704 34.3 1,671 2,937 75.7 36,829 48,766 32.4
Canada 38,413 51,160 33.2 1,584 2,394 51.1 36,828 48,766 32.4
Mexico 87 543 521.0 87 543 523.2 <0.5 <0.5 NA
All other land modes total1 33,750 39,299 16.4 22,034 24,614 11.7 11,716 14,648 25.0
Canada 26,997 32,304 19.7 17,800 19,970 12.2 9,197 12,334 34.1
Mexico 6,753 6,995 3.6 4,234 4,644 9.7 2,518 2,351 -6.6
TOTAL, AIR & VESSEL 78,085 91,551 17.2 30,695 34,285 11.7 47,390 57,266 20.8
Canada 36,416 40,981 12.5 17,223 18,513 7.5 19,193 22,468 17.1
Mexico 41,669 50,570 21.4 13,472 15,772 17.1 28,197 34,797 23.4
Air total 32,013 33,078 3.3 20,165 20,704 2.7 11,848 12,374 4.4
Canada 22,544 22,735 0.8 14,152 14,264 0.8 8,392 8,471 0.9
Mexico 9,469 10,342 9.2 6,013 6,439 7.1 3,456 3,903 12.9
Vessel total 46,072 58,473 26.9 10,529 13,582 29.0 35,542 44,891 26.3
Canada 13,872 18,246 31.5 3,071 4,249 38.4 10,801 13,997 29.6
Mexico 32,199 40,227 24.9 7,458 9,333 25.1 24,741 30,894 24.9

NOTE: NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement; U.S. NAFTA partners are Canada and Mexico; NA = Not applicable.

1 The value of trade for "All other land modes" includes shipments made by mail, foreign trade zones, other, and unknown modes of transportation.

SOURCE: Truck, rail, and pipeline-U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data, as of April 2006.