Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Kentucky by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Kentucky by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 40,821,124 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 16,006,028 39.2
Petroleum products 8,343,577 20.4
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 7,891,352 19.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,893,468 7.1
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,343,373 3.3
Primary metal products 1,317,004 3.2
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 951,994 2.3
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 810,353 2.0
Chemical fertilizers 472,058 1.2
Primary nonmetal products 423,497 1.0
Food and food products 355,955 0.9
Manufactured goods 12,465 0.0

1 Domestic includes intrastate shipments.

2 To protect confidentiality, if three or more vessel operating companies do not carry a particular commodity from a state of origin to a state of destination, then that commodity is reclassified to "unknown and not elsewhere classified products."

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, State to State and Region to Region Commodity Tonnages, Public Domain database, available at http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.