Table 1-5
U.S. Seaway International Trade Through December 31, 2006

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(metric tons)

Commodity U.S. imports from overseas
2005 2006 Percent change
Other agricultural 0 0 N/A
Other agricultural (transshipped) 0 0 N/A
Coal 0 0 N/A
Iron ore 0 0 N/A
Iron ore (transshipped) 690,368 932,549 35.1%
Ores & concentrates 73,983 97,082 31.2%
Ores & concentrates (transshipped) 0 93,576 N/A
Clay & bentonite 6,004 0 -100.0%
Misc. men products 47,668 18,600 -61.0%
Lumber 98,424 0 -100.0%
Chemicals 46,981 34,406 -26.8%
Coke 38,754 102,780 165.2%
Coke (transshipped) 241,931 415,066 71.6%
Salt 0 0 N/A
Metal & alloys 3,066 0 -100.0%
Aluminum 0 0 N/A
Pig iron 42,027 89,956 114.0%
I&s billets, blooms & ingots 153,993 98,158 -36.3%
I&s slabs 63,829 318,096 398.4%
I&s bars & rods 65,798 87,206 32.5%
I&s nails and wires 509 0 -100.0%
I&s manufactured 1,136,880 1,950,309 71.5%
I&s pipes & stings 14,012 46,955 235.1%
Machinery, machines & parts 58,337 46,685 -20.0%
Woodpulp 92,679 105,818 14.2%
Forest products 0 49,455 N/A
Sugar 32,000 66,174 106.8%
Cement & clinkers 0 0 N/A
Cement & clinkers (transshipped) 102,892 0 -100.0%
Slags 173,991 140,108 -19.5%
Scrap i&s / waste material 12,271 55 -99.6%
Vehicles & parts 54 400 640.7%
Misc. manufactures 1,350 6,479 379.9%
Subtotal, imports 3,197,801 4,699,913 47.0%
Commodity U.S. exports to overseas
2005 2006 Percent change
Wheat 1,229,457 1,184,990 -3.6%
Corn 336,751 1,309,658 288.9%
Barley 37,594 0 -100.0%
Soybeans 272,385 569,888 109.2%
Beans & peas 100,632 99,028 -1.6%
Sunflowers 0 0 N/A
Canola (rapeseed) 0 0 N/A
Wheat (transshipped) 860,906 111,795 -87.0%
Corn (transshipped) 217,989 138,585 -36.4%
Barley (transshipped) 0 0 N/A
Soybeans (transshipped) 509,306 618,735 21.5%
Beans & peas (transshipped) 66,889 0 -100.0%
Other agricultural 209,378 201,359 -3.8%
Other agricultural (transshipped) 0 0 N/A
Forest products 7,006 0 -100.0%
Iron ore 0 208,510 N/A
Clay & bentonite 99,637 154,658 55.2%
Coal 0 0 N/A
Coke 17,915 132,135 637.6%
Ores & concentrates 9,816 19,074 94.3%
Misc. mine products 0 0 N/A
Chemicals 0 0 N/A
Tar, pitch, creosote 5,249 0 -100.0%
I&s manufactured 15,648 0 -100.0%
I&s pipes & fittings 0 397 N/A
Pig iron 0 0 N/A
Machinery, machines & parts 9,527 9,027 -5.2%
Vehicle & parts 0 131 N/A
Woodpulp 12,206 0 -100.0%
Slags 0 0 N/A
Scrap i&s / waste material 0 0 N/A
Misc. manufactures 0 713 N/A
Subtotal, exports 4,018,291 4,758,683 18.4%
Grand total 7,216,092 9,458,596 31.1%

KEY: N/A = Not available.

SOURCE: Saint Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, Apr. 30, 2007.




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