Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from North Carolina by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from North Carolina by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 555 76,196
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 632 26,283
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 3,797 20,822
Wood products (26) 5,801 20,657
Natural sands (11) 134 11,813
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 3,287 11,694
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 8,001 11,304
Fuel oils (18) 1,955 8,622
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 1,715 7,288
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 58,287 7,109
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 1,434 5,368
Plastics and rubber (24) 10,349 4,502
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 7,935 3,622
Other agricultural products (03) 4,054 3,336
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,663 2,980
Basic chemicals (20) 2,428 2,853
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 5,130 2,804
Mixed freight (43) 5,084 2,758
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3,205 2,747
Fertilizers (22) 427 2,614
All other commodities 106,082 27,178
Total, all commodities 232,955 262,550

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.

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.