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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 23,982,503 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 6,952,322 29.0
Petroleum products 4,303,177 17.9
Crude petroleum 2,825,234 11.8
Manufactured goods 2,070,714 8.6
Primary nonmetal products 1,553,066 6.5
Food and food products 1,409,890 5.9
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 854,510 3.6
Chemical fertilizers 671,039 2.8
Primary metal products 491,042 2.0
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 394,570 1.6
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 54,570 0.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 376 <0.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 182 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,401,811 10.0

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.