BTS releases Freight Transportation: Global Highlights 2010

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Global Freight

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics released Freight Transportation: Global Highlights 2010, a snapshot of freight transportation activity from a global perspective. The report presents a broad overview of trends in the movement of international freight among the top 25 world economies; statistics on freight activity by leading global ocean and air carriers, seaports and airports; and an overview of major trends in U.S. international goods trade, as well as trends in U.S. freight and port services.

It also includes an examination of how U.S. international freight activities compare with those of the world’s top economies. The report can be found at http://www.bts.gov/publications/freight_transportation/.