Trucks moved 58.5% of North America’s cross-border freight in July

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Vehicles moved US$33.5 billion in freight throughout the Canada-U.S. border in July, including to the $44 billion that crossed between the U.S. and Mexico.

That was collectively 12.9% larger than the visitors trucked throughout North America’s borders in July 2021, and accounted for 58.5% of all transborder freight, in accordance with the most recent knowledge from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

The Detroit-Windsor crossing recorded $9 billion in trucked freight, second solely to the crossing at Laredo, Texas, which noticed $19.4 billion. (All figures in US {dollars}.)

Total transborder freight was up 19.1% in July when contemplating all modes of transportation, with $67.4 billion shifting between Canada and the U.S., representing a 21% achieve over the identical month final 12 months.

The highest three commodities carried by border-crossing vans included computer systems and components ($15.3 billion), electrical equipment ($11.9 billion), and automobiles and components ($9.9 billion).

Cross-border freight in July
(Illustration: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics)

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