Figure 2: Change in U.S.-North America Goods Trade and Real GDP: 1991-2003

Figure 2: Change in U.S.-North America Goods Trade and Real GDP: 1991-2003

(Percent change from previous year)

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Year Real GDP U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico freight by all modes
1991 -0.2 0.6
1992 3.3 9.3
1993 2.7 9.8
1994 4.0 16.2
1995 2.5 10.4
1996 3.7 10.4
1997 4.5 12.9
1998 4.2 6.7
1999 4.4 11.6
2000 3.7 16.8
2001 0.8 -6.7
2002 1.9 -1.2
2003 3.0 4.9
2004 4.4 12.7

NOTE: Real gross domestic product (GDP) and surface goods trade are in chained 2000 inflation-adjusted dollars.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, ITC Trade Dataweb, available at: http://dataweb.usitc.gov/, accessed April 2005, and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Products Accounts, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/index.asp as of April 2005.