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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 26,055,302 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 13,514,683 51.9
Food and food products 7,397,321 28.4
Primary nonmetal products 2,773,133 10.6
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 230,434 0.9
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 44,606 0.2
Chemical fertilizers 40,507 0.2
Petroleum products 34,202 0.1
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 31,158 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,989,258 7.6

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.