TABLE 2-4-12 - U.S. International Maritime Container Volumes: 1995-2007

TABLE 2-4-12 - U.S. International Maritime Container Volumes: 1995-2007

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Millions of TEU

  Exports Imports Container balance (exports 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 18.6 -9.64
2007 10.5 18.5 -8.08

KEY: TEU = Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit.

SOURCES: 1995-1996: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Journal of Commerce, Port Import/Export Reporting Service (PIERS) data system, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/ as of August 2007 as compiled by U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. 1997-2007: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Waterborne Foreign Container Trade by U.S. Custom Ports, (Washington, DC: annual releases), available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/MARAD_statistics as of July 2008.