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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 42,753,074 100.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 30,857,905 72.2
Food and food products 10,875,210 25.4
Petroleum products 519,283 1.2
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 200,661 0.5
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 169,815 0.4
Chemical fertilizers 98,541 0.2
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 31,659 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 4,114,185 9.6

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.