|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Food and food products||76,618,662||45.1|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||18,288,152||10.8|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||14,766,389||8.7|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||9,197,618||5.4|
|Primary nonmetal products||1,384,399||0.8|
|Primary metal products||551,333||0.3|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||308,064||0.2|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||72,209||<0.1|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||1,013||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||3,572,541||2.1|
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.