Table C-6 Value of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Mode of Transportation: 2000 and 2001

Table C-6
Value of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Mode of Transportation: 2000 and 2001

(Millions of dollars)

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Mode 2000 2001 Percentage change, 2000-2001
Imports and exports      
Water 739,963 718,448 -2.9
Air 592,999 518,602 -12.5
Truck 428,700 395,425 -7.8
Rail 94,198 92,617 -1.7
Pipeline 23,592 26,428 12
Other and unknown 117,855 121,466 3.1
Total 1,997,306 1,872,985 -6.2
U.S. imports      
Water 540,895 519,607 -3.9
Air 308,642 267,107 -13.5
Truck 216,485 203,507 -6.0
Rail 70,755 69,255 -2.1
Pipeline 23,129 25,910 12
Other and unknown 56,982 56,573 -0.7
Total 1,216,888 1,141,959 -6.2
U.S. exports      
Water 199,069 198,841 -0.1
Air 284,356 251,494 -11.6
Truck 212,215 191,918 -9.6
Rail 23,442 23,362 -0.3
Pipeline 463 517 11.7
Other and unknown 60,873 64,894 6.6
Total 780,419 731,026 -6.3

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.