Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Mississippi by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Mississippi by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 11,518,753 100.0
Petroleum products 2,992,298 26.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 1,749,424 15.2
Crude petroleum 1,304,509 11.3
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 900,334 7.8
Chemical fertilizers 358,836 3.1
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 322,472 2.8
Food and food products 285,782 2.5
Primary metal products 69,953 0.6
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 49,284 0.4
Manufactured goods 17,157 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,468,704 30.1

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.