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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 18,464,137 100.0
Petroleum products 10,381,366 56.2
Food and food products 2,641,759 14.3
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,642,916 8.9
Chemical fertilizers 950,040 5.1
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 914,921 5.0
Primary nonmetal products 343,757 1.9
Manufactured goods 224,174 1.2
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 80,304 0.4
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 71,852 0.4
Primary metal products 43,799 0.2
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 4 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,169,245 6.3

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.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.