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Table 4. Value of Monthly U.S.-Mexico Freight Flows by Mode of Transportation, October 2017

(millions of current dollars)

Dataset Table:

Mode October 2016 October 2017 Percent Change October 2016-2017
All Modes Imports 26,405 28,723 8.8
Exports 20,211 22,112 9.4
Total 46,617 50,835 9.0
All Surface Modes Imports 23,612 24,964 5.7
Exports 16,497 18,099 9.7
Total 40,109 43,063 7.4
Truck Imports 18,820 20,371 8.2
Exports 13,762 15,291 11.1
Total 32,581 35,663 9.5
Rail Imports 4,780 4,576 -4.3
Exports 2,388 2,528 5.9
Total 7,168 7,104 -0.9
Pipeline Imports 12 16 33.6
Exports 347 279 -19.5
Total 359 296 -17.7
Vessel Imports 1,595 2,053 28.7
Exports 2,070 2,410 16.4
Total 3,666 4,463 21.8
Air Imports 607 669 10.2
Exports 818 783 -4.2
Total 1,425 1,452 1.9

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://www.bts.gov/transborder