NAFTA surface trade rises in February

| May 03, 2011

Surface transportation trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico rose 11.8 percent to $66.5 billion in February from February 2010, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

BTS reported North American Free Trade Agreement freight value in February fell 1.8 percent from January. Month-to-month changes can be affected by seasonal variations and other factors.

U.S.–Canada surface transportation trade totaled $40 billion in February, up 10.1 percent from a year earlier. U.S.–Mexico surface transportation trade totaled $ 26.6 billion in February, up 14.5 percent from a year earlier.

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