Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2008

Table 3-11: U.S. Surface Merchandise Imports from Canada and Mexico: 2008

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(Short Tons)

State Imports from Canada Imports from Mexico
Total (short tons) Truck (percent) Rail (percent) Other1 (percent) Total (short tons) Truck (percent) Rail (percent) Other1 (percent)
Alabama 1,246,457 23 77 <0.5 151,538 88 12 <0.5
Alaska 122,407 76 24 <0.5 653 100 Z Z
Arizona 597,431 28 72 <0.5 2,962,296 91 9 <0.5
Arkansas 511,763 33 67 Z 107,462 83 17 Z
California 6,654,344 31 69 0.8 6,155,523 91 8 2
Colorado 4,040,350 9 18 74 120,973 88 12 <0.5
Connecticut 1,184,431 59 39 2 364,500 59 41 Z
Delaware 482,062 34 40 26 20,391 42 58 Z
District of Columbia 16,646 99 1 Z 13,702 100 Z Z
Florida 2,087,328 28 72 <0.5 479,655 90 10 <0.5
Georgia 2,489,550 45 55 <0.5 851,486 87 13 <0.5
Hawaii 22,713 98 2 Z 253 100 Z Z
Idaho 1,660,656 26 70 4 40,374 39 61 Z
Illinois 47,593,878 6 13 81 3,466,972 32 68 <0.5
Indiana 4,842,600 31 65 3 421,330 84 16 Z
Iowa 3,016,876 23 71 6 200,609 82 18 Z
Kansas 813,287 32 53 14 99,795 82 18 <0.5
Kentucky 2,011,118 42 58 <0.5 473,116 76 24 <0.5
Louisiana 1,041,067 14 86 <0.5 103,451 44 56 Z
Maine 2,745,055 53 34 13 4,526 93 7 Z
Maryland 1,361,720 40 59 <0.5 209,816 63 37 Z
Massachusetts 2,942,703 58 42 <0.5 127,724 96 4 Z
Michigan 16,655,376 44 25 31 3,437,163 33 67 <0.5
Minnesota 20,841,621 7 20 73 305,607 67 33 <0.5
Mississippi 341,771 47 53 Z 77,626 66 14 19
Missouri 1,728,412 32 68 <0.5 601,323 85 15 Z
Montana 10,051,879 14 5 81 1,638 88 12 Z
Nebraska 983,510 44 56 Z 42,621 71 29 Z
Nevada 560,470 24 76 <0.5 72,519 88 12 Z
New Hampshire 962,763 58 42 <0.5 19,467 100 <0.5 Z
New Jersey 2,854,274 56 39 5 378,991 76 24 Z
New Mexico 110,507 27 72 1 252,255 88 12 <0.5
New York 8,506,612 78 21 1 1,038,900 97 3 <0.5
North Carolina 2,615,197 32 68 <0.5 611,167 96 4 <0.5
North Dakota 3,935,273 43 55 2 20,008 30 70 Z
Ohio 15,077,206 27 22 51 890,933 80 20 <0.5
Oklahoma 780,388 22 53 25 206,516 68 3 29
Oregon 5,573,157 16 84 <0.5 340,240 91 9 Z
Pennsylvania 10,550,307 38 33 29 595,125 78 22 <0.5
Rhode Island 200,530 71 29 Z 16,229 83 17 Z
South Carolina 1,073,031 41 59 <0.5 213,029 89 4 7
South Dakota 477,467 53 45 2 21,603 17 83 Z
Tennessee 3,149,825 23 77 <0.5 668,969 82 13 4
Texas 6,248,043 25 65 10 13,492,699 78 19 2
Utah 1,157,759 29 47 24 53,772 92 8 <0.5
Vermont 1,702,962 65 35 <0.5 6,500 100 Z Z
Virginia 1,462,172 36 57 8 109,442 98 2 Z
Washington 11,520,570 26 22 53 126,204 66 34 Z
West Virginia 611,929 32 68 Z 198,291 3 97 Z
Wisconsin 5,643,213 22 62 16 739,499 94 6 Z
Wyoming 5,437,841 2 6 92 3,064 100 Z Z
United States, total2 228,319,495 25 33 42 40,918,638 74 24 1

1 Includes pipeline, mail, imports into Foreign Trade Zones, and other imports by modes not elsewhere classified.
2 The sum ofstates may notadd to U.S. totals, because thetotals include imports to unknown destinations.

KEY: Z = No activity.

NOTES: For the category "Other" for Canada, approximately 99.4 percent of the weight arrives by pipeline. For the category "Other" for Mexico, approximately 70.7 percent of the weight is via Pipeline, and approximately 29.0 percent of the weight arrives by Foreign Trade Zones. Data in metric tons can be obtained from the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Database available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/ as of March 2009.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/ as of Mar. 6, 2009.