Table A-3: Top 10 U.S. Land Ports for Land Trade with Canada and Mexico: 2003 and 2004

Table A-3: Top 10 U.S. Land Ports for Land Trade with Canada and Mexico: 2003 and 2004

(Thousands of current U.S. dollars)

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U.S. Port All land modes Truck Rail
2003 2004 Percent change 2003 2004 Percent change 2003 2004 Percent change
U.S.-North American Trade 562,776,436 633,562,711 12.6 392,011,875 452,952,617 15.5 95,724,033 108,360,115 13.2
Top 10 ports 412,424,713 460,654,100 11.7 322,372,568 361,393,164 12.1 79,584,042 87,600,121 10.1
Detroit, MI 101,889,513 113,807,623 11.7 84,810,618 94,019,507 10.9 16,723,319 19,278,278 15.3
Laredo, TX 78,762,959 89,510,852 13.6 54,619,781 63,985,424 17.1 23,940,343 25,398,735 6.1
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 59,369,091 68,351,546 15.1 45,752,599 52,316,608 14.3 9,126,782 10,261,965 12.4
Port Huron, MI 62,293,838 65,918,609 5.8 35,719,647 37,741,459 5.7 22,888,701 23,959,562 4.7
El Paso, TX 39,204,331 42,779,555 9.1 35,935,405 39,531,129 10.0 2,472,629 2,928,668 18.4
Otay Mesa, CA 19,678,318 22,188,749 12.8 19,660,724 22,171,883 12.8 NA NA NA
Champlain-Rouses Pt., NY 14,438,796 15,971,247 10.6 12,739,679 14,173,910 11.3 898,157 1,133,615 26.2
Hidalgo, TX 14,428,476 15,877,171 10.0 14,340,066 15,863,990 10.6 4,453 2,020 -54.6
Blaine, WA 12,005,376 14,175,533 18.1 9,881,089 11,074,258 12.1 2,098,150 3,092,083 47.4
Nogales, AZ 10,354,015 12,073,215 16.6 8,912,960 10,514,995 18.0 1,431,507 1,545,195 7.9
U.S.-Canada Trade 362,319,128 408,612,969 12.8 240,949,027 268,659,618 11.5 64,757,423 74,543,847 15.1
Top 10 ports 288,166,879 323,649,709 12.3 221,837,418 247,417,702 11.5 55,564,511 63,095,059 13.6
Detroit, MI 101,815,113 113,668,714 11.6 84,743,294 93,882,632 10.8 16,718,137 19,276,281 15.3
Buffalo-Niagara, NY 59,275,775 68,283,239 15.2 45,659,600 52,248,579 14.4 9,126,589 10,261,760 12.4
Port Huron, MI 62,244,347 65,879,966 5.8 35,672,586 37,704,369 5.7 22,886,271 23,959,412 4.7
Champlain-Rouses Pt., NY 14,412,634 15,945,026 10.6 12,713,518 14,147,689 11.3 898,156 1,133,615 26.2
Blaine, WA 12,005,376 14,175,533 18.1 9,881,089 11,074,258 12.1 2,098,150 3,092,083 47.4
Alexandria Bay, NY 10,035,184 11,008,768 9.7 10,025,004 11,005,130 9.8 NA NA NA
Pembina, ND 9,475,625 10,744,181 13.4 8,979,725 10,213,646 13.7 106,680 199,400 86.9
Sweetgrass, MT 7,470,239 9,008,514 20.6 5,947,477 6,591,707 10.8 646,279 940,339 45.5
Portal, ND 6,243,330 8,006,892 28.2 3,478,077 4,179,980 20.2 2,677,492 3,712,307 38.6
Highgate Springs, VT 5,189,256 6,928,876 33.5 4,737,048 6,369,713 34.5 406,758 519,862 27.8
U.S.-Mexico Trade 200,457,309 224,949,742 12.2 163,085,879 184,292,998 13.0 30,966,610 33,816,269 9.2
Top 10 ports 190,980,524 211,103,066 10.5 158,942,511 179,566,108 13.0 30,833,262 33,587,526 8.9
Laredo, TX 78,762,959 89,510,852 13.6 54,619,781 63,985,424 17.1 23,940,343 25,398,735 6.1
El Paso, TX 39,204,331 42,779,555 9.1 35,935,405 39,531,129 10.0 2,472,629 2,928,668 18.4
Otay Mesa, CA 19,678,318 22,188,749 12.8 19,660,724 22,171,883 12.8 NA NA NA
Hidalgo, TX 14,428,476 15,877,171 10.0 14,340,066 15,863,990 10.6 4,453 2,020 -54.6
Nogales, AZ 10,354,015 12,073,215 16.6 8,912,960 10,514,995 18.0 1,431,507 1,545,195 7.9
Brownsville-Cameron, TX 10,061,840 10,677,779 6.1 9,136,427 9,800,070 7.3 848,888 787,761 -7.2
Calexico East, CA 8,889,956 9,942,717 11.8 8,799,722 9,645,911 9.6 89,984 166,244 84.7
Eagle Pass, TX 5,739,283 4,098,505 -28.6 3,677,079 4,098,505 11.5 2,045,145 2,758,847 34.9
Del Rio, TX 2,772,201 2,797,360 0.9 2,771,208 2,797,043 0.9 313 48 -84.7
Santa Teresa, NM 1,089,145 1,157,163 6.2 1,089,139 1,157,156 6.2 NA 7 NA

NOTE: NA = Not applicable. Truck and rail modes will not sum to total land trade by port because not all land modes are included here. Other land modes include pipeline, mail, unknown, and miscellaneous.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data as of April 2005.