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Internal U. S. Waterways
Short Ton Comparisons: Fiscal Year 1997 vs 1998*

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  (millions of short tons)
  FY97 FY98* Percent Change
National Internal Totals      
All Commodities 622.8 640.6 2.9
Food and Farm 84.7 87.6 3.4
Coal 174.9 174.6 -0.2
Chemicals 52.6 55.2 4.8
Petroleum 153.2 156 1.8
Metals 29.5 32.8 10.9
Non-Metals & Other** 127.8 134.4 5.2
       
National Lakewise Totals 120.4 123 2.1
National Coastwise Totals 264.3 269.8 2.1
National Domestic Totals 1104.9 1133.3 2.6

*1998 Estimated November 98.
**Non-Metals and Other: includes wood products, cement, lime & sea-shells. Internal: Moved solely within the boundaries of the U. S.. Domestic includes Intraterritorial and Intraport traffic plus Lake, Coastwise, Internal. Rounding may also cause slight discrepancies among the data.

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