Figure 6 Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Value and Weight: 2001

Figure 6
Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Value and Weight: 2001

(Percent)

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  Value Weight
Water 38.4 77.7
Air 27.7 0.4
Truck 21.1 11
Rail 4.9 5.9
Pipeline 1.4 4.8
Other and unknown 6.5 0.2

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, May 2002, based on: total, water, and air data-U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Exports of Merchandise CD and U.S. Imports of Merchandise CD, December 2001; truck, rail, pipeline, and other and unknown data-U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, 2001; and special tabulations.