TABLE 1-19 Incoming Full Rail Containers to the United States from Mexico and Canada: 1996-2004

TABLE 1-19 Incoming Full Rail Containers to the United States from Mexico and Canada: 1996-2004

Number

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  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Mexico U U 142,236 156,064 175,490 226,014 266,235 266,572 269,550 266,469 305,748
Canada U U 329,983 464,081 903,584 1,150,936 1,215,439 1,331,382 1,386,143 1,402,388 1,484,634
Total U U 472,219 620,145 1,079,074 1,376,950 1,481,674 1,597,954 1,655,693 1,668,857 1,790,382

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

NOTE: Rail container crossings (full and empty)-A container is any conveyance entering the United States used for commercial purposes, full or empty. Data here apply only to the number of full rail containers arriving at a surface port and include containers moving as in-bond shipments.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, using data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Management Reporting, Data Warehouse CD-ROM, May 2005.