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N.A. surface trade up 15.5% y-o-y in November

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Trade using surface transportation between Canada, the US and Mexico was 15.5% higher in November than in November 2009, reaching $68.1 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the US Department...


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trade using surface transportation between Canada, the US and Mexico was 15.5% higher in November than in November 2009, reaching $68.1 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the US Department of Transportation.

BTS reported that the value of US surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico fell 3.6% in November from October.

The value of US surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico in November was up 8.2% compared to November 2005, and up 36.7% compared to November 2000. Imports in November were up 29.7% compared to November 2000, while exports were up 45.8%. 

US-Canada surface transportation trade totaled $39.5 billion in November, up 12.6% compared to November 2009. The value of imports carried by truck was 11.5% higher in November compared to November 2009, while the value of exports carried by truck was 12.6% higher during this period.

Michigan led all states in surface trade with Canada in November with $4.5 billion.


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