Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Minnesota by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 42,362,731 100.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 28,676,610 67.7
Food and food products 9,030,494 21.3
Petroleum products 519,283 1.2
Chemical fertilizers 98,541 0.2
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 4,037,803 9.5

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.