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Table 3. Value of Monthly U.S.-Canada Freight Flows by Mode of Transportation, May 2017

(millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode May 2016 May 2017 Percent Change May 2016-2017
All Modes Imports 23,032 26,331 14.3
Exports 22,925 24,870 8.5
Total 45,957 51,201 11.4
All Surface Modes Imports 20,279 23,233 14.6
Exports 18,674 20,109 7.7
Total 38,953 43,342 11.3
Truck Imports 13,009 13,484 3.7
Exports 15,069 16,101 6.8
Total 28,078 29,584 5.4
Rail Imports 4,739 5,294 11.7
Exports 2,903 3,098 6.7
Total 7,642 8,392 9.8
Pipeline Imports 2,531 4,456 76.0
Exports 702 910 29.7
Total 3,233 5,366 66.0
Vessel Imports 1,054 1,236 17.3
Exports 489 709 44.9
Total 1,543 1,945 26.0
Air Imports 886 976 10.1
Exports 1,213 1,327 9.4
Total 2,099 2,302 9.7

Notes:

Numbers might not add to totals due to rounding.   Percent changes based on numbers prior to rounding.  The value of trade for all modes is not equal to the sum of truck, rail, pipeline, vessel and air modes, it also includes shipments made by mail, foreign trade zones, and other transportation.  For additional detail, please refer to the “Data Fields” section of the TransBorder web page: http://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_DataFields.html.

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/