Table 7-1: International Merchandise Trade by Mode (Current value, in millions of U. S. Dollars)


 

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Canada
United States
Mexico
Canada
United States
Mexico

 

Notes:

  Canada

Trade data in this table are customs based.

For imports, the mode of transport information represents the last mode of transport by which the cargo was transported to the port of clearance in Canada. This may not be the mode of transport by which the cargo arrived at the Canadian port of entry if the cargo are cleared by Canadian Customs at an inland port.

Exports by land modes of transportation in this table represent Canadian trade with a second country that were transshipped via a third country, generally the United States. For exports, the mode of transport information represents the mode of transport by which the international boundary is crossed. For Canadian exports via the United States to other overseas countries, the mode reported would be the mode used to cross the Canadian/U.S. border.

In this table and for both import and export shipments, the category of Other is, for the most part, pipeline movements. Other also includes mail and parcel post and other miscellaneous modes of transport.

  Mexico

For imports, the mode of transport information refers to the used at the time the cargo arrived to the country.

For exports, the mode of transport information represents the mode of transport used when crossing the border to leave the country.

The value for total trade are definitive, meanwhile figures for mode of transport are preliminary. Note that the information corresponding to pipeline are included in Other, total trade, which includes postal services and other modes.

Sources:

  Canada

Statistics Canada. International Accounts and Trade Division. Custom Table.

 

US/Canada Exchange Rates (Yearly average):

1990, 1995-96: International Monetary Fund. International Financial Statistics Yearbook, 2001.

http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=15154.0

1997-2015: Bank of Canada.

http://www.bankofcanada.ca/rates/exchange/annual-average-exchange-rates/

 

  Mexico

INEGI con base en SAT, SE, BANXICO, INEGI. Balanza Comercial de Mercancías de México (1990 a 2015). SNIEG. Información de Interés Nacional.

 

  United States

U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, FT920 reports, http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/press-release, 2004 – current. U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder.

Other total trade: calculated by subtracting all modes including the value of all other modes from U.S.-NAFTA trade from the total value of export and import of U.S. international merchandise trade.