U.S. Waterborne Traffic by Major Commodities in 2001
(Millions of Short Tons1 and Change from 2000)

  Domestic
  Coastwise Lakewise Internal Total
Commodities2 Tons % Tons % Tons % Tons %
Total3 223.6 -1.5 100 -12.6 619.6 -1.4 1,042.4 -2.6
Coal 12.9 -11.0 18.5 -7.5 169.9 6.1 222.7 3.5
Coal Coke ** ** 0.4 17.1 4.3 -10.6 5.0 -8.9
Crude Petroleum 52.4 9.9 ** 0 31.9 -7.5 86.0 -2.6
Petroleum Products 112.3 -2.8 1.9 -.8 122.0 .3 283.8 -1.1
Chemical and Related Prod. 12.8 -7.1 0.1 -1.5 47.8 -5.7 71.1 -6.5
Forest Prod., Wood & Chips 1.9 1.2 ** 25.5 7.7 -21.9 10.2 -24.1
Pulp and Waste Paper ** 46.2 ** 0 0.1 9.0 0.2 16.8
Sand, Gravel and Stone 8.1 -21.3 29.2 -.9 81.8 -1.3 129.9 -2.3
Iron Ore and Scrap 0.4 -39.8 44.8 -21.3 8.0 -27.1 54.0 -22.0
Non-Ferrous Ores & Scrap 0.3 -59.2 ** 0 5.9 -2.1 6.2 -8.5
Sulphur, Clay and Salt ** -76.3 0.8 8.6 8.4 15.7 9.3 12.9
Primary Manuf. Goods 8.0 10.8 3.5 -9.3 26.7 -20.2 40.3 -11.9
Food and Farm Products 5.8 .6 0.3 3.4 90.1 -.4 96.5 -.4
All Manuf. Equipment 8.6 -.4 ** -58.8 10.0 -9.2 19.9 -6.5
Waste and Scrap, NEC ** -43.1 ** 178.4 1.3 -14.7 3.5 -18.7
  Foreign
  Imports Exports Total Grand Total
Commodities2 Tons % Tons % Tons % Tons %
Total3 945.1 .6 399.0 -3.9 1,344.1 -.8 2,386.6 -1.6
Coal 17.2 55.9 54.7 -8.5 71.9 1.5 294.5 3.0
Coal Coke 2.7 -39.5 1.1 -1.8 3.8 -32.1 8.8 -20.5
Crude Petroleum 486.3 .3 1.3 -56.1 487.6 .0 573.6 .4
Petroleum Products 134.3 3.3 56.9 2.4 191.2 3.0 475.0 .5
Chemical and Related Prod. 43.8 13.9 54.7 -5.4 98.6 2.3 169.7 -1.6
Forest Prod., Wood & Chips 6.1 11.2 10.7 -24.1 16.8 -14.2 27.1 -18.3
Pulp and Waste Paper 1.2 .1 12.5 2.1 13.7 1.9 13.8 2.1
Sand, Gravel and Stone 29.8 2.6 3.5 -2.8 33.4 2.0 162.6 -1.4
Iron Ore and Scrap 13.4 -30.8 9.3 .4 22.8 -20.7 76.8 -21.6
Non-Ferrous Ores & Scrap 17.1 -11.6 2.4 -22.5 19.5 -13.1 25.7 -12.1
Sulphur, Clay and Salt 17.6 22.6 6.1 8.9 23.7 18.7 33.0 17.0
Primary Manuf. Goods 82.9 -9.9 13.9 -8.9 96.7 -9.8 137.1 -10.4
Food and Farm Products 30.8 2.5 154.6 -1.1 185.3 -.5 281.9 -.5
All Manuf. Equipment 47.7 -1.8 12.8 -7.3 60.5 -3.0 80.3 -3.9
Waste and Scrap, NEC ** 0 ** 0 ** 0 3.5 -18.7

1. ** denotes tonnage less than 50,000 tons or extreme percent change.
2. Commodity abbreviations: Prod. (Products); Sand, Gravel and Stone also includes Soil and Rock; Manuf. (Manufactured); and NEC (Not Elsewhere Classified).
3. Column totals are greater than row sum because of excluded commodity groups. Row totals are greater than column sums because of local and intra - territory not included.

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