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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 5,547,859 100.0
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 2,057,790 37.1
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,443,113 26.0
Petroleum products 392,521 7.1
Chemical fertilizers 212,217 3.8
Food and food products 107,248 1.9
Manufactured goods 46,239 0.8
Primary nonmetal products 37,712 0.7
Primary metal products 30,000 0.5
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 22,009 0.4
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 2,978 <0.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 326 <0.1
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 23 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,195,683 21.6

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