Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to New Jersey by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to New Jersey by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 67,157,552 100.0
Crude petroleum 18,885,568 28.1
Petroleum products 18,289,552 27.2
Food and food products 4,319,429 6.4
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 4,056,569 6.0
Manufactured goods 3,377,692 5.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 2,264,124 3.4
Primary metal products 1,568,990 2.3
Primary nonmetal products 1,525,819 2.3
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 163,893 0.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 73,215 0.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 37,498 <0.1
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 30,619 <0.1
Chemical fertilizers 20,282 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 12,544,302 18.7

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.