|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||26,028,790||45.7|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||17,745,632||31.2|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||7,252,894||12.7|
|Primary metal products||813,209||1.4|
|Primary nonmetal products||215,185||0.4|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||78,709||0.1|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||38,114||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||2,244,530||3.9|
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.