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1088. Waterborne Commerce by Type of Commodity

[In millions of short tons (2,163.9 represents 2,163,900,000). Domestic trade includes all commercial movements between United States ports and on inland rivers, Great Lakes, canals, and connecting channels of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands]

 
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Commodity Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign Foreign
1990 1991 1992 1993 Total Domestic Imports Exports Total Domestic imports exports Total Domestic imports exports Total Domestic imports exports Total Domestic imports exports
 
    Total 2,163.9 2,092.1 2,132.1 2,128.2 2,214.8 1,099.0 719.5 396.2 2,240.4 1,093.0 672.7 474.7 2,284.1 1,100.7 732.6 450.8 2,333.1 1,112.5 788.3 432.3 2,339.5 1,094.1 840.7 404.7
Coal 339.9 336.8 332.2 300.4 314.1 231.3 10.4 72.4 324.5 223.5 10.2 90.7 328.7 229.9 8.8 90.1 326.0 232.3 10.3 83.4 316.1 229.4 12.0 74.7
Petroleum and petroleum products 923.2 886.0 899.6 930.6 961.3 420.8 488.2 52.4 907.1 403.6 449.6 53.9 954.4 398.5 500.0 56.0 988.2 396.7 533.5 58.0 987.5 382.5 552.1 52.9
  Crude petroleum 485.7 464.4 485.4 505.7 531.5 144.1 387.3 0.1 504.6 133.2 371.4 (Z) 531.8 128.1 401.7 2.0 553.3 120.4 429.3 3.6 539.7 103.2 433.4 3.1
  Petroleum products 1 437.5 421.6 414.2 424.9 429.9 276.7 100.9 52.3 402.5 270.3 78.2 53.9 422.7 270.4 98.3 54.0 434.9 276.3 104.2 54.4 447.7 279.3 118.7 49.7
    Gasoline 116.9 103.0 109.6 112.3 119.1 99.9 16.0 3.2 114.4 99.8 10.8 3.8 119.1 95.3 19.6 4.3 114.7 89.5 19.4 5.8 109.0 86.8 17.4 4.8
    Distillate fuel oil 77.4 81.5 82.7 83.3 81.4 60.2 13.5 7.7 76.7 57.2 12.9 6.6 84.5 62.2 16.2 6.2 88.2 65.7 16.6 5.9 94.2 66.3 23.3 4.6
    Residual fuel oil 145.2 143.7 129.7 123.2 123.4 79.0 36.0 8.4 111.9 75.8 25.9 10.1 112.3 75.1 28.1 9.1 114.4 76.7 29.2 8.5 127.2 82.6 35.3 9.3
Chemicals and related products 123.8 125.1 128.7 131.6 146.9 78.5 23.5 44.9 153.7 79.4 24.3 50.0 152.3 80.2 24.6 47.5 156.7 81.1 25.1 50.5 156.4 77.7 27.4 51.3
  Fertilizers 32.2 33.7 32.4 32.1 36.5 15.8 5.1 15.6 35.7 14.2 5.2 16.3 33.2 14.0 4.9 14.3 33.8 13.5 4.3 16.0 36.8 13.9 5.1 17.8
  Other chemicals and related products 91.6 91.5 96.3 99.5 110.4 62.7 18.4 29.3 118.0 65.2 19.2 33.7 119.0 66.2 19.7 33.1 122.9 67.6 20.8 34.5 119.7 63.8 22.4 33.5
Crude material, inedible 374.7 348.9 364.0 360.6 369.3 220.9 82.4 66.0 381.7 226.4 82.7 72.7 388.7 233.2 89.5 66.0 400.9 246.5 93.2 61.2 394.3 245.6 95.1 53.6
  Forest products, wood and chips 55.7 52.0 52.9 48.1 47.0 20.3 3.4 23.3 47.2 20.7 3.9 22.7 45.4 18.9 3.6 22.9 44.0 19.7 3.8 20.5 39.1 17.7 4.4 16.9
  Pulp and waste paper 11.8 12.3 12.9 11.3 12.3 0.4 0.9 11.0 14.9 0.5 1.0 13.5 12.6 0.3 0.9 11.3 11.9 0.2 1.1 10.6 11.3 0.2 1.2 10.0
  Soil, sand, gravel, rock, and stone 144.2 134.8 150.3 147.5 147.8 117.2 21.5 9.1 152.5 119.2 23.0 10.3 159.2 127.2 23.8 8.2 167.8 135.4 26.7 5.7 173.1 139.8 27.2 6.0
    Limestone 43.1 43.5 45.7 46.0 51.8 45.0 3.6 3.1 54.0 46.0 3.8 4.3 58.2 49.8 4.1 4.3 64.9 57.2 4.2 3.4 64.9 58.3 4.5 2.1
    Phosphate rock 14.6 13.3 12.4 10.0 10.5 6.4 0.7 3.5 10.7 6.6 0.8 3.3 8.5 6.1 0.6 1.7 7.6 6.2 1.0 0.4 8.1 6.7 0.9 0.5
    Sand & gravel 62.9 58.0 61.4 65.5 74.2 64.0 7.9 2.2 77.0 65.0 9.6 2.5 81.6 69.6 10.2 1.9 83.4 69.9 11.9 1.6 87.8 72.5 12.2 3.1
  Iron ore and scrap 101.7 91.6 93.0 95.8 99.8 66.0 20.2 13.6 104.9 69.0 20.1 15.9 103.2 68.2 21.4 13.6 107.3 71.1 21.8 14.4 101.4 70.8 20.3 10.3
  Marine shells 2.1 1.5 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.6 (Z) (Z) 0.5 0.5 (Z) (Z) 0.7 0.7 (Z) (Z) 0.6 0.6 (Z) (Z) 0.2 0.2 (Z) (Z)
  Non-ferrous ores and scrap 31.2 30.9 29.7 28.9 26.0 4.3 18.8 2.9 27.9 4.7 19.6 3.6 27.9 4.6 19.8 3.5 28.3 5.3 19.6 3.4 29.9 4.2 22.0 3.7
  Sulphur, clay and salt 8.2 7.6 7.0 6.8 7.1 1.1 1.3 4.7 23.4 8.5 8.9 6.0 7.8 1.2 1.8 4.8 8.6 1.5 2.0 5.1 9.7 1.7 2.6 5.4
  Slag 2.3 1.1 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.4 0.3 (Z) 1.9 1.5 0.4 (Z) 2.3 1.7 0.6 (Z) 2.8 1.8 1.0 (Z) 2.9 1.7 1.2 0.0
  Other non-metal minerals 17.5 17.1 16.3 20.1 27.0 9.7 16.0 1.4 8.4 1.8 5.9 0.7 29.5 10.4 17.6 1.5 29.5 11.0 17.1 1.4 26.6 9.3 16.0 1.2
Primary manufactured goods 76.0 71.8 70.1 76.8 105.0 35.8 56.7 12.5 106.3 36.8 51.7 17.7 108.9 37.7 55.3 15.9 117.0 37.2 63.9 15.9 141.0 41.2 86.7 13.1
  Papers products 10.7 11.1 11.0 11.6 12.4 1.5 3.9 7.0 13.1 1.5 3.8 7.8 13.7 1.7 3.2 8.8 14.3 1.4 3.8 9.1 13.3 0.9 4.5 7.9
  Lime, cement and glass 28.3 23.8 23.7 24.2 30.9 15.8 13.6 1.5 33.9 16.2 15.9 1.8 33.7 15.6 16.2 1.9 38.4 15.7 20.6 2.1 46.1 16.5 28.0 1.5
  Primary iron and steel products 25.1 25.3 22.9 27.4 46.4 13.1 32.0 1.2 44.1 13.9 25.2 4.9 45.7 14.0 29.3 2.3 48.0 14.4 31.9 1.7 63.5 16.8 45.3 1.5
  Primary non-ferrous metal products 8.9 9.3 9.6 10.7 12.5 5.0 5.8 1.7 12.3 4.9 5.4 2.1 13.1 6.1 5.1 1.9 13.2 5.4 6.0 1.8 15.3 6.9 7.0 1.5
  Primary wood products 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.9 2.8 0.4 1.4 1.0 2.9 0.3 1.5 1.1 2.7 0.3 1.5 1.0 3.0 0.3 1.6 1.1 2.8 0.2 2.0 0.6
Food and farm products 267.5 263.9 280.4 269.3 255.8 93.3 26.7 135.9 303.2 103.4 23.2 176.7 284.9 98.0 25.1 161.7 271.7 93.7 29.0 149.0 265.7 91.5 28.8 145.4
  Fish 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.3 2.7 1.0 0.9 0.8 3.6 1.9 0.9 0.8 2.0 0.1 0.9 1.0 2.1 0.1 1.1 0.9 2.0 0.1 1.2 0.7
  Grain 1 157.3 149.0 155.4 146.2 133.1 50.1 3.8 79.3 167.9 57.6 2.2 108.2 152.4 55.6 1.2 95.6 131.0 49.1 1.7 80.2 132.3 49.6 1.8 80.9
    Corn 96.1 85.0 85.7 78.9 69.4 32.0 (Z) 37.4 105.0 40.8 (Z) 64.2 94.0 39.5 (Z) 54.6 77.1 33.1 0.1 43.9 78.1 34.4 0.1 43.7
    Wheat 44.5 48.9 53.4 52.6 47.4 13.1 1.0 33.3 48.5 12.8 0.4 35.3 46.6 12.8 0.2 33.6 40.6 12.4 0.3 27.9 41.3 11.3 0.3 29.7
  Oilseeds 36.0 39.4 43.1 41.3 38.7 19.5 0.1 19.1 46.1 21.6 0.1 24.4 50.1 23.2 0.2 26.7 53.4 25.8 0.5 27.1 45.6 23.7 0.3 21.6
    Soybeans 32.2 35.0 38.9 37.7 35.7 17.1 (Z) 18.7 42.0 18.4 (Z) 23.6 46.2 19.8 (Z) 26.3 48.4 21.5 0.2 26.7 38.6 18.1 (Z) 20.5
  Vegetables products 6.7 6.4 7.6 7.3 8.4 1.9 2.6 3.9 9.0 2.1 2.2 4.7 7.5 1.5 2.2 3.8 8.9 1.6 2.7 4.6 10.4 1.9 2.9 5.5
  Processed grain and animal feed 28.2 29.2 31.5 32.4 29.7 10.0 1.0 18.8 33.0 10.6 0.8 21.7 28.2 8.5 0.8 18.9 30.8 8.7 1.0 21.1 30.4 8.1 0.9 21.4
  Other agricultural products 36.3 36.8 39.6 38.8 43.2 10.8 18.3 14.0 43.5 9.7 17.0 16.9 44.7 9.1 19.8 15.8 45.6 8.3 22.0 15.3 45.0 8.1 21.7 15.2
All man equip, machinery and products 42.2 43.6 49.0 51.1 54.9 12.6 30.8 11.6 57.0 14.6 30.0 12.3 59.0 17.2 28.7 13.1 66.0 19.5 32.8 13.7 71.8 20.8 38.0 13.0
Waste and scrap, nec. 13.2 11.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.6 0 0 5.4 5.4 0 0 6.0 6.0 0 0 5.5 5.5 0 0 5.3 5.3 0 0
Unknown or not elsewhere classified 3.4 4.9 2.0 2.0 1.7 0.3 0.8 0.6 1.6 0.1 0.9 0.6 1.2 0.1 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.1 0.5 0.4 1.4 0.1 0.6 0.7


Z Rounds to zero.
1 Includes categories not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, annual.

http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1088_waterborne_commerce_by_type_of_commodity.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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