Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Pennsylvania by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 41,492,102 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 26,018,209 62.7
Petroleum products 7,560,581 18.2
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 3,516,756 8.5
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,909,850 4.6
Primary metal products 373,969 0.9
Primary nonmetal products 284,266 0.7
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 34,930 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,793,541 4.3

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.