Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Rhode Island by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Rhode Island by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 633 1,897
Fuel oils (18) 234 1,174
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) S 453
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 738 367
Wood products (26) 281 347
Printed products (29) 477 344
Articles of base metal (33) 845 221
Basic chemicals (20) 336 194
Plastics and rubber (24) 751 182
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 579 80
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 1,329 69
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 251 46
Machinery (34) 200 15
Precision instruments and apparatus (38) 407 14
Tobacco products (09) 12 Z
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 144 S
Furniture, mattresses and mattress supports, lamps, lighting fittings, and illuminated signs (39) 15 S
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 1,315 S
All other commodities S S
Total, all commodities 11,081 22,257

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified; S = data do not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or other reasons; Z = zero or less than 1 unit of measure.

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.