TABLE 2-4-7 Incoming Full Rail Containers to the United States From Mexico and Canada: 1996-2007

TABLE 2-4-7 Incoming Full Rail Containers to the United States From Mexico and Canada: 1996-2007

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  Mexico Canada Total
1996 142,236 329,983 472,219
1997 156,064 464,081 620,145
1998 175,490 903,584 1,079,074
1999 226,014 1,150,936 1,376,950
2000 266,235 1,215,439 1,481,674
2001 266,572 1,331,382 1,597,954
2002 269,550 1,386,143 1,655,693
2003 266,469 1,402,388 1,668,857
2004 305,748 1,484,634 1,790,382
2005 335,611 1,458,016 1,793,627
2006 383,253 1,408,391 1,791,644
2007 365,436 1,382,886 1,748,322

NOTES: 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, Border Crossing/Entry Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/itt/ as of September 2008.