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NAFTA Freight Jumps Another 8.2%

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Truckers hauled 8.2 percent more freight between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico in September 2014 than in September 2013, according to the U.S. Transportation Department.

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Cross-Border Trade Up Again in May

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – The value of cross-border trade between the U.S. and its North American trading partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 5.4 percent in May compared to last year.

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US-NAFTA Trade Continues To Climb

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – Trucking imports to the U.S. rose 4.2 percent year-over-year in April, according to the U.S. Transportation Department.

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U.S.-NAFTA Trade Second Best on Record

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – Trade between U.S. and its neighbors, Canada and Mexico, rose by 6.2 percent year-over-year in March, totalling $101.5 billion, according to a new U.S. Transportation report.

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Trucks Carried Most NAFTA Trade in December

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – Most of the freight transported between US and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico in December was hauled by truck, according to a new U.S. Transportation Department report.

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Sparks fly in Canada over steely ‘Buy America’ plan

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Canadian steel producers and their trucking providers are trying to make heads or tails of what U.S. President Obama’s protectionist ‘Buy American’ proposal means for their industry.

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Mexico not taking a siesta on border program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MEXICO CITY — While the internal debate continues in Washington about the validity about a cross-border trucking program with Mexico, the U.S.’s southern neighbors have taken matters into their own hands.

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DHS secretary coming for dinner?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC — After making some puzzling comments about Canadian cross-border affairs, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been invited north by Atlantic carriers to get a taste of Canadian trucking culture.

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Amercian alliance formed to end trucking dispute

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s a move right out of a reality TV show, but more than 150 U.S. manufacturers have formed an alliance.

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Trucks tops in NAFTA freight game

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — Truckers are not only king of the road, but all freight movement as well, beating out rail, maritime, pipeline and air.

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January’s Cold Weather Slowed Truck Trade

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – January’s extreme cold kept more trucks off the roads, causing freight transportation levels in the U.S. and Canada to fall by 3.4 percent compared to January 2013, U.S. Department of Transportation data shows.

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NAFTA Trade Carried By Truck Increases

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Truck trade between the U.S. and its NAFTA partners, Canada and Mexico, rose by 5.4 percent in September than the same time last year, according to from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NAFTA Trade Hits Record High

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – The value of U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico was $103.1 billion in October, exceeding the $100 billion mark for the first month on record, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Protection Racket

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The new American administration is making noise about tightening the borders.

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Surface Trade with U.S. Increases in June, Vehicles Largest Commodity

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON – Michigan leads the states as Canada’s largest surface trade partner, while California leads in value.