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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 19,670,070 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 4,782,646 24.3
Petroleum products 3,450,818 17.5
Manufactured goods 666,368 3.4
Food and food products 327,999 1.7
Chemical fertilizers 249,743 1.3
Crude petroleum 152,556 0.8
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 10,039,940 51.0

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