Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to North Carolina by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to North Carolina by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 9,253,169 100.0
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 3,041,621 32.9
Petroleum products 1,375,674 14.9
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 938,981 10.1
Primary metal products 304,358 3.3
Chemical fertilizers 267,981 2.9
Manufactured goods 209,850 2.3
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 161,707 1.7
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 140,439 1.5
Primary nonmetal products 97,097 1.0
Food and food products 94,842 1.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 9 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,620,610 28.3

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.