Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Maryland by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Maryland by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 24,441,155 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 5,848,428 18.5
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 4,869,094 15.4
Petroleum products 3,982,761 12.6
Manufactured goods 1,980,159 6.3
Primary metal products 1,609,237 5.1
Food and food products 1,486,184 4.7
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 1,460,741 4.6
Primary nonmetal products 1,270,897 4.0
Nonferrous ores and scrap 710,201 2.2
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 638,721 2.0
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 584,732 1.8
Chemical fertilizers 258,546 0.8
Crude petroleum 89,401 0.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 6,850,937 21.7

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.