Table 6. Top 10 Commodities by Value in U.S. Merchandise Trade with NAFTA Partners for All Land Modes: 1995 and 2000

Table 6. Top 10 Commodities by Value in U.S. Merchandise Trade with NAFTA Partners for All Land Modes: 1995 and 2000

(Current U.S. dollars)

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Rank in 2000 Commodity description Value ($ billions) Percent Rank in 1995 Commodity description Value ($ billions) Percent
1 Motor vehicles, parts, and accessories 125  21.7 1 Motor vehicles, parts, and accessories  82  22.1
2 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts  89  15.5 2 Nuclearreactors, machinery, and mechanical appliances  48  13.1
3 Nuclearreactors, machinery, and mechanical appliances  75  13.0 3 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts  48  13.1
4 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products  31   5.3 4 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products  14   3.7
5 Plastics and related products  22   3.8 5 Special classification provisions  13   3.5
6 Special classification provisions  21   3.6 6 Paper, paperboard, and paper products  13   3.4
7 Paper, paperboard, and paper products  16   2.8 7 Plastics and related products  12   3.3
8 Wood and articles of wood; Wood charcoal  13   2.3 8 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof  12   3.2
9 Furniture, furnishings, lighting products  13   2.3 9 Wood and articles of wood; Wood charcoal   9   2.4
10 Optical, photographic, and precision  13   2.3 10 Optical, photographic, and precision   8   2.1
Total, top 10 commodities 418  72.6 Total, top 10 commodities 259  69.9
Total, all commodities 576 100.0 Total, all commodities 370 100.0

NOTE: Land trade includes truck, rail, pipeline, and miscellaneous and unknown modes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, 1995 and 2000.