|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||17,083,000||43.6|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||4,755,011||12.1|
|Food and food products||1,294,793||3.3|
|Primary nonmetal products||1,249,717||3.2|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||1,024,929||2.6|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||786,136||2.0|
|Primary metal products||660,289||1.7|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||318,634||0.8|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||133,754||0.3|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||7,389,312||18.9|
1 "Domestic" includes intrastate shipments.
2 To protect confidentiality, if three or more vessel operating companies do not carry a particular commodity from a state of origin to a state of destination, then that commodity is reclassified to "unknown and not elsewhere classified products."
SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, State to State and Region to Region Commodity Tonnages, Public Domain database, available at http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.