Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Michigan by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Michigan by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 48,973,807 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 26,665,557 54.4
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 12,818,288 26.2
Primary nonmetal products 3,978,578 8.1
Petroleum products 216,492 0.4
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 126,908 0.3
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 68,376 0.1
Manufactured goods 38,395 <0.1
Primary metal products 36,332 <0.1
Food and food products 2,000 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 5,022,881 10.3

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.