TABLE 1-4-17 - U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico: January 2008-June 2009

TABLE 1-4-17 - U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico: January 2008-June 2009

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Millions of dollars

  U.S. - Canada Trade U.S. - Mexico Trade
Truck Rail Pipeline Truck Rail Pipeline
January 2008 25,507 7,016 6,337 18,876 3,441 87
February 2008 27,171 7,802 6,996 19,363 3,978 96
March 2008 28,374 8,461 7,228 18,814 3,886 100
April 2008 29,043 8,185 8,169 20,299 4,325 86
May 2008 29,120 8,523 7,584 20,078 4,162 160
June 2008 29,193 8,548 8,007 20,086 4,252 89
July 2008 26,574 8,022 9,003 20,226 3,556 160
August 2008 26,469 8,910 8,417 20,367 4,156 101
September 2008 27,965 8,066 7,622 20,106 3,684 313
October 2008 26,819 7,809 6,985 22,322 4,657 107
November 2008 23,174 6,690 5,387 17,868 4,022 96
December 2008 20,535 5,162 4,594 16,084 3,111 51
January 2009 18,089 4,478 4,121 15,789 1,996 54
February 2009 19,057 4,539 3,736 15,123 2,402 49
March 2009 21,038 4,629 3,147 16,599 2,730 46
April 2009 19,769 4,663 3,285 16,159 2,703 53
May 2009 19,113 4,759 3,151 15,567 2,439 57
June 2009 20,031 4,795 3,911 16,783 2,285 68

NOTES: Surface freight is useful in monitoring the value and modal patterns of trade with Canada and Mexico, which are the United States's North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners. Overall, Canada is the largest U.S. trading partner and Mexico ranks third. Surface modes include not only truck, rail, and pipeline, but also government mail and other miscellaneous modes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/ntda/tbscd/prod.html as of September 2009.