Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to West Virginia by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to West Virginia by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 27,548,575 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 16,741,788 60.8
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 4,936,719 17.9
Petroleum products 1,963,587 7.1
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 711,416 2.6
Primary nonmetal products 341,542 1.2
Primary metal products 328,123 1.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 199,652 0.7
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 39,320 0.1
Chemical fertilizers 10,581 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,275,847 8.3

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.