Figure 13 Top 10 Commodity Groups Ranked by Value Per Ton: 2002*

Figure 13
Top 10 Commodity Groups Ranked by Value Per Ton: 2002*

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(Commodity Flow Survey Data Only) (dollars)

Commodity Description 2002
CFS total 733
Furniture, mattresses and lighting products 4,373
Miscellaneous manufactured products 4,467
Motorized and other vehicles and parts 5,504
Machinery 8,094
Textiles, leather, and products 9,511
Tobacco products 13,320
Precision instruments and apparatus 14,600
Transportation equipment, n.e.c. 15,871
Electronic, electrical, and office equipment 17,625
Pharmaceutical products 18,697

KEY: * 2002 data are preliminary

NOTE: Ranking is based on value per ton in 2002.
Commodites groups are based on the Standard Classification of Transported Goods, SCTG code.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from the preliminary 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, January 2004.