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North American Transborder Freight up 10.6% in January 2023 from January 2022

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 LA e S Depariment of Tansporiafion

 

BTS 15-23
March 22, 2023
Contact: [email protected]

 

North American Transborder Freight up 10.6% in January 2023 from January 2022

 

North American Transborder Freight January 2023 $125.8 billion Truck Freight: $77.7 billion Rail Freight: $16.8 billion 12.7% 8.1% from same from same month last year month last year

The statistics in this release may not reflect changes in tonnage moved.

 

Total Transborder Freight by Border in January 2023, Compared to January 2022:
Transborder freight between the U.S. and North American countries Canada and Mexico:

  • Total transborder freight: $125.8 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 10.6% compared to January 2022
  • Freight between the U.S. and Canada totaled $61.8 billion, up 8.9% from January 2022
  • Freight between the U.S. and Mexico totaled $63.9 billion, up 12.3% from January 2022
  • Trucks moved $77.7 billion of freight, up 12.7% compared to January 2022
  • Railways moved $16.8 billion of freight, up 8.1% compared to January 2022
  • Pipelines moved $10.5 billion of freight, down 8.4% compared to January 2022
  • Vessels moved $10.4 billion of freight, up 16.9% compared to January 2022
  • Air moved $4.8 billion of freight, up 13.6% compared to January 2022

 

Figure 1: North American Freight by Mode, January 2022 and 2023 B January 2022 B January 2023 69.0B Truck 5 15.5B $16.8B . $11.4B 8.9B Vessel .$ $10.4B $4.2B $4.8B $77.7B Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https:www .bts.govtransborder


Total Transborder Freight by Border and Mode:

U.S.-Canada (both directions)
(Dollars in Billions)
Truck: $33.0
Rail: $9.3
Pipeline: $9.6
Vessel: $3.0
Air: $3.0

U.S.-Mexico (both directions)
(Dollars in Billions)
Truck: $44.7
Rail: $7.5
Vessel: $7.4
Air: $1.8
Pipeline: $0.9

 

Detroit, Port Huron, and Buffalo are the top truck ports for U.S. freight flows with Canada, while Laredo, El Paso, and Otay Mesa are the top truck ports with Mexico. Detroit, Port Huron, and International Falls are the top rail connection ports for U.S. freight flows with Canada, while Laredo, Eagle Pass, and El Paso are the top rail connection ports with Mexico. Chicago, Port Huron, and Minneapolis are the top pipeline connection regions for U.S. energy freight flows with Canada. El Paso, Hidalgo, and Laredo are the top pipeline connection regions with Mexico. Port of Boston, Arthur, and Portland are the top water port connections for U.S. energy flows with Canada. Port of Houston, Arthur, and Texas City are the top water port connections for U.S. energy flows on the Southern border. Canada and Mexico are the largest suppliers of crude oil to the U.S., while those countries are top buyers of refined petroleum products from the United States.

 

 U.S.-Canada Trade Breakdown Top three truck ports Detroit, MI $10.2 billion Buffalo, NY $5.4 billion Port Huron, MI $5.3 billion Top three truck commodities Computersparts $5.6 billion Vehiclesparts $4.8 billion Electrical machinery $2.3 billion Top three rail ports Detroit, MI $2.5 billion Port Huron, MI $2.1 billion Intl Falls, MN $1.2 billion Top three rail commodities Vehiclespart $3.3 billion Mineral fuel $0.8 billion Fertilizers $0.6 billion U.S.-Mexico Trade Breakdown Top three truck ports Laredo, TX $20.1 billion ElPaso-Ysleta, TX $6.7 billion Otay Mesa, CA $4.6 billion Top three truck commodities Electrical machinery $10.0 billion Computersparts $9.0 billion Vehiclesparts $6.3 billion Top three rail ports Laredo, TX $3.8 billion Eagle Pass, TX $2.1 billion El Paso, TX $0.8 billion Top three rail commodities Vehiclesparts $3.6 billion Computerspart $0.6 billion Cereals $0.4 billion


Reporting Notes

All monetary values are in current US dollars and are not adjusted for inflation or seasonality. For previous statistical releases and summary tables, see transborder releases. See transborder freight data for data from previous months, and additional state, port, and commodity data. BTS has scheduled the next release of transborder numbers for April 26, 2023.


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LA e S Depariment of Tansporiafion BTS 15-23 March 22, 2023 Contact: [email protected] North American Transborder Freight up 10.6% in January 2023 from January 2022 North American Transborder Freight January 2023 $125.8 billion Truck Freight: $77.7 billion Rail Freight: $16.8 billion 12.7% 8.1% from same from same month last year month last year The statistics in this release may not reflect changes in tonnage moved. Total Transborder Freight by Border in January 2023, Compared to January 2022: Transborder freight between the U.S. and North American countries Canada and Mexico: * Total transborder freight: $125.8 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 10.6% compared to January 2022 * Freight between the U.S. and Canada totaled $61.8 billion, up 8.9% from January 2022 * Freight between the U.S. and Mexico totaled $63.9 billion, up 12.3% from January 2022 * Trucks moved $77.7 billion of freight, up 12.7% compared to January 2022 * Railways moved $16.8 billion of freight, up 8.1% compared to January 2022 * Pipelines moved $10.5 billion of freight, down 8.4% compared to January 2022 * Vessels moved $10.4 billion of freight, up 16.9% compared to January 2022 * Air moved $4.8 billion of freight, up 13.6% compared to January 2022 Figure 1: North American Freight by Mode, January 2022 and 2023 B January 2022 B January 2023 69.0B Truck 5 15.5B $16.8B . $11.4B 8.9B Vessel .$ $10.4B $4.2B $4.8B $77.7B Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, https:www .bts.govtransborder Total Transborder Freight by Border and Mode: U.S.-Canada (both directions) (Dollars in Billions) Truck: $33.0 Rail: $9.3 Pipeline: $9.6 Vessel: $3.0 Air: $3.0 U.S.-Mexico (both directions) (Dollars in Billions) Truck: $44.7 Rail: $7.5 Vessel: $7.4 Air: $1.8 Pipeline: $0.9 Detroit, Port Huron, and Buffalo are the top truck ports for U.S. freight flows with Canada, while Laredo, El Paso, and Otay Mesa are the top truck ports with Mexico. Detroit, Port Huron, and International Falls are the top rail connection ports for U.S. freight flows with Canada, while Laredo, Eagle Pass, and El Paso are the top rail connection ports with Mexico. Chicago, Port Huron, and Minneapolis are the top pipeline connection regions for U.S. energy freight flows with Canada. El Paso, Hidalgo, and Laredo are the top pipeline connection regions with Mexico. Port of Boston, Arthur, and Portland are the top water port connections for U.S. energy flows with Canada. Port of Houston, Arthur, and Texas City are the top water port connections for U.S. energy flows on the Southern border. Canada and Mexico are the largest suppliers of crude oil to the U.S., while those countries are top buyers of refined petroleum products from the United States. U.S.-Canada Trade Breakdown Top three truck ports Detroit, MI $10.2 billion Buffalo, NY $5.4 billion Port Huron, MI $5.3 billion Top three truck commodities Computersparts $5.6 billion Vehiclesparts $4.8 billion Electrical machinery $2.3 billion Top three rail ports Detroit, MI $2.5 billion Port Huron, MI $2.1 billion Intl Falls, MN $1.2 billion Top three rail commodities Vehiclespart $3.3 billion Mineral fuel $0.8 billion Fertilizers $0.6 billion U.S.-Mexico Trade Breakdown Top three truck ports Laredo, TX $20.1 billion ElPaso-Ysleta, TX $6.7 billion Otay Mesa, CA $4.6 billion Top three truck commodities Electrical machinery $10.0 billion Computersparts $9.0 billion Vehiclesparts $6.3 billion Top three rail ports Laredo, TX $3.8 billion Eagle Pass, TX $2.1 billion El Paso, TX $0.8 billion Top three rail commodities Vehiclesparts $3.6 billion Computerspart $0.6 billion Cereals $0.4 billion Reporting Notes All monetary values are in current US dollars and are not adjusted for inflation or seasonality. For previous statistical releases and summary tables, see transborder releases. See transborder freight data for data from previous months, and additional state, port, and commodity data. BTS has scheduled the next release of transborder numbers for April 26, 2023. You are subscribed to email updates from the USDOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Subscriber Services:  Questions for BTS? Contact BTS  STAY CONNECTED  twitter  facebook  Follow BTS on LinkedIn  instagram icon 25pixels - U.S. Department of Transportation | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington DC 20590 | 855-368-4200 GovDelivery logo gOVDELlVERY
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