Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Iowa by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Iowa by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 5,054,878 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 1,807,154 35.8
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 818,389 16.2
Chemical fertilizers 538,909 10.7
Petroleum products 210,660 4.2
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 123,155 2.4
Primary metal products 69,820 1.4
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 52,950 1.0
Food and food products 13,152 0.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,420,689 28.1

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,