Figure 11 Modal Share of U.S. NAFTA-Partner Merchandise Trade by Value and Weight: 2000 and 2001

Figure 11
Modal Share of U.S. NAFTA-Partner Merchandise Trade by Value and Weight: 2000 and 2001

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Mode Value (percent) Weight (percent)
Value, 2000 Value, 2001 Weight, 2000 Weight, 2001
NAFTA trade, total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Truck 65.6 64.4 32.8 31.5
Rail 14.4 15.1 16.3 17.0
Pipeline 3.6 4.3 13.8 13.9
Air 6.9 6.0 0.2 0.1
Water 5.0 4.8 36.9 37.4
Other and unknown 4.5 5.4 0.1 0.2

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, May 2002; based on total trade, air, and water data-U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, FT920 U.S. Merchandise Trade 2000 to 2001 (Washington, DC: 2000-2001); all land modes-U.S. Department of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data, as of January 2002.