|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Food and food products||9,161,596||15.3|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||6,082,608||10.2|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||4,676,757||7.8|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||3,484,290||5.8|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||2,752,726||4.6|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||1,773,957||3.0|
|Primary metal products||1,366,978||2.3|
|Primary nonmetal products||941,256||1.6|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||274,286||0.5|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||2,210,671||3.7|
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.