NAFTA Trade Continues Upswing in July 2014

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

According to the Bureau of Transportation, U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico rose for the fifth consecutive month in July of this year. From July 2013 to July 2014, the value of NAFTA increased from $7.9 billion to $10.1 billion.

Overall, freight increased in all modes of transportation by approximately 8%. The largest increases include:

  • Pipeline traffic (up 10.8%)
  • Rail freight (up 10%)
  • Truck freight (up 8.5%)
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