|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||2,748,684||30.1|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||1,342,060||14.7|
|Primary nonmetal products||1,003,000||11.0|
|Food and food products||987,314||10.8|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||798,395||8.8|
|Primary metal products||120,623||1.3|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||29,361||0.3|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||2,304||<0.1|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||548||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||712,081||7.8|
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.