Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Georgia by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Georgia by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 9,123,339 100.0
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
Petroleum products 701,474 7.7
Manufactured goods 653,885 7.2
Primary metal products 120,623 1.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 29,361 0.3
Chemical fertilizers 23,408 0.3
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 2,304 <0.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 548 <0.1
Crude petroleum 202 <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.