Table 5c. Export Shipment Characteristics by Commodity Group: Percent of Total for 2007 and 2002

Table 5c. Export Shipment Characteristics by Commodity Group: Percent of Total for 2007 and 2002

Estimates are based on data from the 2007 and 2002 Commodity Flow Surveys. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive.

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SCTG code 1 Commodity Description Value (percent) Tons (percent) Value Standard Error of % Tons Standard Error of %
2007 2002 2007 2002 2007 2002 2007 2002
  All Commodities 100 100 100 100 - - - -
01-05 Agriculture products and fish 6.9 7.9 34.6 44.8 0.5 0.9 2.7 3.9
06-09 Grains, alcohol, and tobacco products 2.7 2.1 4 2.6 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.6
10-14 Stones, non-metallic minerals, and metallic ores 1.3 0.7 3.6 5.8 0.3 0.1 0.5 1.9
15-19 Coal and petroleum products 2 2.9 1.2 19.3 13.0 0.4 0.3 2.8 2.7
20-24 Pharmaceutical and chemical products 14.3 12.7 11 13.2 1 0.9 1.1 1.6
25-30 Logs, wood products, and textile and leather 4.7 6.3 6.9 7.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8
31-34 Base metal and machinery 16.7 14.4 6.8 6.6 0.6 1.3 0.4 1
35-38 Electronic, motorized vehicles, and precision instruments 42.1 47.9 3.5 3.5 1.5 2.2 0.2 0.6
39-43 Furniture, mixed freight and misc. manufactured products 8.3 6.5 10.5 3.3 0.5 0.6 1.3 0.5
99 Commodity Unknown S 0.3 S S S 0.1 S S

KEY: S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality. - = Zero of Less than half the unit shown; thus, it has been rounded to zero.

1 Standard Classification of Transported Goods.
2 Estimates exclude shipments of crude petroleum (SCTG 16).

NOTES: Value-of-shipment estimates have not been adjusted for price changes. More information on sampling error, confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, sample design, and definitions may be found at http://www.bts.gov/cfs.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census: Transportation Commodity Flow Survey, December 2009.