Table 6-1b  Mexican Merchandise Trade With Canada and the United States by Mode of Transportation

Table 6-1b 
Mexican Merchandise Trade With Canada and the United States by Mode of Transportation

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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  1990a 1995 1996p
Total trade with Canada 917 3,354 3,914
Air U 264 237
Water transport U 381 551
Road U 1,174 1,501
Rail U 1,301 1,467
Pipeline NA NA NA
Exports to Canada 458 1,979 2,170
Air U 94 103
Water transport U 118 181
Road U 557 606
Rail U 1,094 1,272
Pipeline NA NA NA
Imports from Canada 458 1,374 1,744
Air U 170 134
Water transport U 263 370
Road U 617 895
Rail U 207 195
Pipeline NA NA NA
Total trade with the United States 38,909 120,142 147,977
Air U 3,544 4,438
Water transport U 10,905 14,620
Road U 85,034 101,933
Rail U 12,345 17,541
Pipeline U U U
Exports to the United States 18,418 66,336 80,541
Air U 1,794 2,097
Water transport U 8,655 11,306
Road U 46,272 53,752
Rail U 8,784 12,681
Pipeline U U U
Imports from the United States 20,491 53,806 67,437
Air U 1,750 2,341
Water transport U 2,250 3,314
Road U 38,762 48,181
Rail U 3,561 4,859
Pipeline U U U

aData for 1990 does not include maquiladora trade.

KEY: NA = Not applicable. p = Data are preliminary. U = Data are unavailable.

NOTES

See Appendix B for information on the proportion of maquiladora trade in 1995 and 1996.

Mexican total merchandise trade with Canada and the United States: Individual modes do not sum to total trade figures because not all Mexican modes of transportation are included here. See Appendix B for Mexican modes not specifically identified on this table.

SOURCE: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Dirección General de Estadística. Dirección de Estadísticas Económicas. Based on data developed through an interagency working group including the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Banco de México and Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1999).