WASHINGTON, DC— In 2012, 5.6 million trucks crossed the border from Canada to the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Between Canada and Mexico, more than $1.11 trillion worth of goods crossed the U.S., which is 5 percent higher than in 2011 and 21 percent higher than 2010.
Total trade between the U.S. and Canada was $616 billion, up 9.7 percent from 2007 through 2012, with more than $341 billion of that moved over the road, a nearly 5.2 percent increase during the same time.
Total trade with Canada and Mexico in 2012 amounted to a little more than $1.1 trillion, up 22 percent from 2007, with nearly $665 billion of that moved along roadways, by far the most of any mode that also includes air, vessel, rail and pipeline.
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