Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Mississippi by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Mississippi by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,115 21,928
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 380 9,519
Wood products (26) 2,432 9,127
Gravel and crushed stone (12) S 7,680
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1,478 6,014
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 829 3,334
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 1,625 2,661
Fuel oils (18) 544 2,589
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 431 2,069
Mixed freight (43) 5,515 1,897
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 3,114 1,512
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 766 1,495
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 1,627 1,362
Basic chemicals (20) 1,089 1,180
Plastics and rubber (24) 2,297 1,114
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 2,213 1,070
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 3,818 948
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 1,234 869
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and illuminated signs (39) 2,324 759
Commodity unknown N 692
All other commodities 17,139 8,965
Total, all commodities 49,970 86,784

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified; S = data do not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or other reasons.

NOTE: There are 41 two-digit Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) Commodity Codes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Commodity Flow Survey, Washington, DC: 2000, data from CD-ROM, CD-EC97-CFS.