Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Virginia by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Virginia by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 48,756,582 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 22,018,017 45.2
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 4,844,711 9.9
Petroleum products 3,539,304 7.3
Manufactured goods 1,766,153 3.6
Food and food products 1,727,632 3.5
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,483,942 3.0
Chemical fertilizers 1,292,647 2.7
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 800,588 1.6
Primary nonmetal products 517,405 1.1
Primary metal products 291,237 0.6
Crude petroleum 152,570 0.3
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 63,924 0.1
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 44,687 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 10,213,765 20.9

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.