TABLE 12-1 Relative Prices for Transportation Goods and Services for the United States and Selected Major Trade Partners: 2000

TABLE 12-1 Relative Prices for Transportation Goods and Services for the United States and Selected Major Trade Partners: 2000

United States = 1.00

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Country 2000
Mexico 0.70
Poland 0.75
Greece 0.76
Hungary 0.77
New Zealand 0.83
Turkey 0.86
Australia 0.87
Spain 0.91
Italy 0.92
Germany 0.97
Canada 0.97
Portugal 0.97
United States 1.00
Belgium 1.02
France 1.03
Austria 1.06
Netherlands 1.10
Ireland 1.13
Sweden 1.17
Switzerland 1.24
UK 1.35
Denmark 1.41
Japan 1.57
Norway 1.76

NOTES: 2000 is the most recent year for which these data were available by country at the time this report was prepared. Data are not available for goods and services separately. Relative prices are based on purchasing power parity for transportation-related goods and services.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on data from Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures, 1999 Results (Paris, France: August 2002), table 11; and OECD, Main Economic Indicators, January 2002 for 1999 and 2000 GDP implicit price index, consumer price index, and exchange rates.