|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Food and food products||78,005,839||26.5|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||20,045,989||6.8|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||19,398,059||6.6|
|Primary metal products||14,113,950||4.8|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||12,876,821||4.4|
|Primary nonmetal products||6,151,066||2.1|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||4,542,822||1.5|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||3,911,390||1.3|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||683,901||0.2|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||3,595,925||1.2|
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.