|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||6,119,670||31.3|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||3,988,522||20.4|
|Food and food products||1,083,597||5.5|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||384,417||2.0|
|Primary metal products||206,235||1.1|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||157,752||0.8|
|Primary nonmetal products||119,922||0.6|
|Nonferrous ores and scrap||106,937||0.5|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||4,705||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||5,616,778||28.8|
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.