Table 6-2b: Mexican Merchandise Trade With Canada and the United States by Mode of Transportation (Tonnage) (Thousands of metric tons)


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Air: The information for Mexico-US-Mexico changed for the years 2002 and 2003 because prior to that time the data corresponded only to regular air services, but now includes air charter services. Excluding 1990, the information in the table includes regular air services and charters.

Water: Between 2000 and 2001, the reduction observed in exports to Canada was due principally to the fact that the exports of salt in bulk and plaster diminished by 58.5 and 65.0 per cent, respectively


Air: Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil. Special tabulation. (Mexico City, D.F.: various years).

Water transport: Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante. Special tabulations. (Mexico City, D.F.: various years).

Road and rail, 1996: Instituto Mexicano del Transporte. Special tabulations based on data from the Secretaria de Comercio y Fomento Industrial and U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. (Querétaro, Qro.: 1998).

Rail: Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes. As from 1997: Dirección General de Transporte Ferroviario y Multimodal. (Mexico Citiy, D.F.: various years).