Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Illinois by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Illinois by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 33,072,163 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 9,202,376 27.8
Primary metal products 4,537,296 13.7
Petroleum products 4,339,042 13.1
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 3,274,546 9.9
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 2,547,738 7.7
Primary nonmetal products 2,393,787 7.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 1,736,028 5.2
Chemical fertilizers 1,505,443 4.6
Food and food products 915,306 2.8
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 384,398 1.2
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 195,505 0.6
Crude petroleum 5,718 <0.1
Manufactured goods 5,382 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,029,598 6.1

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.