Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Arkansas by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Arkansas by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 7,323,302 100.0
Food and food products 2,487,332 34.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 2,373,773 32.4
Primary metal products 291,571 4.0
Chemical fertilizers 196,703 2.7
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 81,507 1.1
Petroleum products 69,663 1.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 49,128 0.7
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 19,423 0.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,754,202 24.0

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.