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Internal U. S. Waterways
Short Ton Comparisons: Fiscal Year 1998 vs 1999*

Short Ton Comparisons: Fiscal Year 1998 vs 1999

  (Millions of Short Tons)
  FY98 FY99* Percent Change
National Internal Totals 641.8 631.5 -1.6
Food and Farm 84.0 92.5 9.3
Coal 174.6 171.7 -1.7
Chemicals 48.6 46.8 -4.0
Petroleum 156.2 149.1 -4.8
Metals 32.8 29.1 -12.7
Non-Metals** 97.4 98.9 1.4
Wood 16.7 12.5 -33.1
Other 31.6 31.1 -1.6
National Lakewise Totals 125.3 114.0 -9.9
National Coastwise Totals 261.5 224.0 -16.7
National Intraport Totals 89.8 89.0 -0.9
National Intra-Territory Totals 8.2 6.1 -33.3
National Domestic Totals 1126.6 1064.8 -5.8

*1999 Estimated August 2000.
**Includes Sand, Gravel, Clay, Limestone, Gypsum, Sulphur, among others.

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