|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Food and food products||9,468,349||40.0|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||3,028,913||12.8|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||2,509,638||10.6|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||2,447,226||10.3|
|Primary nonmetal products||417,974||1.8|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||74,103||0.3|
|Primary metal products||52,282||0.2|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||19,689||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||529,658||2.2|
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.