TABLE D-6 U.S.-International Maritime Container Volumes: 1995-2006

TABLE D-6 U.S.-International Maritime Container Volumes: 1995-2006

Millions of TEUs

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  Export Import Container balance (export minus imports)
1995 6.4 6.8 -0.34
1996 6.5 6.9 -0.41
1997 7.1 7.8 -0.71
1998 6.6 8.9 -2.28
1999 6.6 10.0 -3.36
2000 6.9 11.1 -4.24
2001 6.8 11.3 -4.42
2002 6.8 12.9 -6.10
2003 7.4 13.9 -6.51
2004 8.0 15.8 -7.76
2005 8.7 17.4 -8.68
2006 9.0 18.5 -9.48

KEY: TEU = Twenty foot equivalent unit

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration which are drawn from the Journal of Commerce, Port Import/Export Reporting Service (PIERS) data system, and available at www.marad.dot.gov as of August 2007.