Table C-19 U.S. Transportation-Related Commodity Trade by Mode: 2001

Table C-19
U.S. Transportation-Related Commodity Trade by Mode: 2001

(Millions of current dollars)

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HS code Commodity description Total, all modes Maritime Air Truck Rail Other and unknown 1
Total trade              
86 Railway locomotives and parts 2,863 928 160 854 857 63
87 Vehicles other than railway 218,091 96,506 3,004 59,858 54,696 4,027
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 65,804 5,449 18,303 2,017 35 39,999
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 3,105 2,024 53 607 2 419
Share (%)              
86 Railway locomotives and parts 100 32.4 5.6 29.8 29.9 2.2
87 Vehicles other than railway 100 44.3 1.4 27.4 25.1 1.8
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 100 8.3 27.8 3.1 0.1 60.8
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 100 65.2 1.7 19.5 0.1 13.5
Exports              
86 Railway locomotives and parts 1,506 434 94 468 490 21
87 Vehicles other than railway, and parts 58,750 14,740 1,712 29,308 10,503 2,486
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 44,705 2,786 14,855 1,375 0 25,689
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 1,899 1,266 39 208 1 386
Imports              
86 Railway locomotives and parts 1,357 494 66 387 367 42
87 Vehicles, other than railway 159,341 81,767 1,292 30,549 44,193 1,540
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 21,098 2,664 3,448 642 35 14,310
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 1,206 758 14 399 2 34
Balance (exports minus imports)              
86 Railway locomotives and parts 149 -61 28 81 122 -22
87 Vehicles other than railway -100,592 -67,027 419 -1,241 -33,690 946
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 23,607 122 11,407 733 -34 11,380
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 693 507 25 -191 -1 352

1 Other includes "flyaway aircraft" (i.e., aircraft moving from the manufacturer to a customer and not carrying freight) and vessels moving under their own power.

NOTES: Truck and rail land modes cover trade with Canada and Mexico. Maritime and Air modes includes trade with all countries. Commodity come, based on the 2-digit harmonized schedule for internationally traded goods.

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