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Internal U. S. Waterways
Short Ton Comparisons: Fiscal Year 1996 vs 1997*

Short Ton Comparisons: Fiscal Year 1996 vs 1997

  (millions of short tons)
  FY96 FY97* Percent
Change
National Internal Totals      
All Commodities 620.4 614.5 -0.9
Food and Farm 90.8 85.3 -6
Coal 176.8 176 -0.5
Chemicals 52 52.2 0.3
Petroleum 151.7 148.3 -2.3
Metals 28.3 29.6 4.3
Non-Metals & Other** 120.8 123.2 2
       
National Lakewise Totals 112 118.2 5.5
National Domestic Totals 1091.8 1097.3 0.5

*Estimated December 97.
**Non-Metals and Other: includes wood products, cement, lime & sea-shells. Internal: Moved solely within the boundaries of the U. S. Not counting Internal Fish after 1995 reduced Food and Farm change by 2 % and Internal change by 0.3 %. Rounding may cause slight discrepancies in the data.

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