Nebraska Merchandise Trade by Surface Modes of Transportation with Canada and Mexico, 2008 to 2016
Value in Thousands of Dollars
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Sum of All Surface Modes  4,002,684 3,557,128 3,925,160 4,820,784 4,639,502 4,399,413 4,805,333 3,876,233 3,527,439
All Surface Modes Exports to Canada 1,479,947 1,391,034 1,563,808 1,916,126 1,847,825 2,121,528 2,118,886 1,431,771 1,181,571
All Surface Modes Imports from Canada 1,061,931 690,456 696,474 719,642 825,894 963,213 1,101,228 917,307 699,694
All Surface Modes Exports to Mexico 1,112,482 1,079,571 1,299,413 1,859,222 1,787,494 1,124,739 1,314,351 1,237,586 1,419,000
All Surface Modes Imports from Mexico 348,324 396,066 365,464 325,794 178,289 189,933 270,868 289,569 227,174
Truck -- Total 2,600,309 2,313,629 2,565,024 2,736,908 2,680,312 2,926,584 3,092,950 3,319,078 2,754,324
Truck Exports to Canada 1,122,903 1,046,112 1,254,474 1,444,127 1,532,021 1,606,921 1,520,951 1,871,791 1,571,085
Truck Imports from Canada 837,814 577,331 562,429 539,551 627,984 770,408 878,608 701,812 524,225
Truck Exports to Mexico 298,097 298,592 386,722 438,988 343,704 363,010 423,287 457,642 432,994
Truck Imports from Mexico 341,495 391,595 361,398 314,242 176,603 186,245 270,104 287,833 226,020
Rail -- Total 1,109,361 951,849 1,119,608 1,676,666 1,721,752 1,066,565 1,233,237 996,911 1,160,048
Rail Exports to Canada 65,371 57,532 71,134 67,401 75,945 110,014 121,412 88,274 41,856
Rail Imports from Canada 224,117 112,501 133,895 178,878 194,503 191,135 219,997 215,495 175,469
Rail Exports to Mexico 813,045 777,345 910,513 1,418,836 1,449,617 761,729 891,064 779,680 983,425
Rail Imports from Mexico 6,829 4,471 4,066 11,552 1,687 3,688 764 1,736 1,154
*All surface modes includes mail, pipeline, etc. in addition to truck and rail.        
Source: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Surface Freight Data,  2017
Last Updated: 4/9/18            
by NDED, International Office              
e-mail: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov