|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Primary metal products||279,792||15.7|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||97,392||5.5|
|Primary nonmetal products||86,441||4.8|
|Food and food products||57,679||3.2|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||42,895||2.4|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||19,423||1.1|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||17,617||1.0|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||447,053||25.0|
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.