TABLE 3-15 - U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico: January 2009-September 2010

TABLE 3-15 - U.S. Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico: January 2009-September 2010

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Millions of dollars, not seasonally adjusted

  U.S. - Canada Trade U.S. - Mexico Trade
Truck Rail Pipeline Truck Rail Pipeline
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
July 2009 19,565 4,532 4,373 17,366 2,388 110
August 2009 20,934 5,373 4,215 17,510 3,052 62
September 2009 22,555 5,614 4,247 18,520 3,203 100
October 2009 23,534 5,882 4,339 20,441 3,792 116
November 2009 22,325 5,823 4,380 19,137 3,783 88
December 2009 21,612 5,946 5,358 18,211 3,822 139
January 2010 20,394 6,326 5,253 18,245 3,443 114
February 2010 22,080 6,630 5,244 18,679 3,717 75
March 2010 26,409 7,680 5,680 22,541 4,318 141
April 2010 25,151 7,212 5,199 21,029 4,030 103
May 2010 25,504 7,358 5,194 21,638 4,117 72
June 2010 27,011 7,078 5,332 22,902 4,038 80
July 2010 22,963 5,985 4,969 21,285 2,858 66
August 2010 25,370 7,018 4,873 22,719 4,307 202
September 2010 25,843 6,893 4,604 22,622 4,431 167

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 December 2010.