Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Arkansas by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Arkansas by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 6,912,272 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 2,458,465 35.6
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 1,449,806 21.0
Primary metal products 1,277,702 18.5
Chemical fertilizers 541,358 7.8
Food and food products 156,950 2.3
Petroleum products 129,476 1.9
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 91,230 1.3
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 29,217 0.4
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 19,000 0.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 759,068 11.0

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.