|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||8,098,828||27.2|
|Primary metal products||3,792,283||12.8|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||3,235,151||10.9|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||2,547,738||8.6|
|Primary nonmetal products||2,362,804||7.9|
|Food and food products||915,306||3.1|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||472,428||1.6|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||384,398||1.3|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||175,502||0.6|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||2,029,598||6.8|
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.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.