Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Rhode Island by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Rhode Island by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 8,326,770 100.0
Petroleum products 6,701,362 80.5
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 638,527 7.7
Primary nonmetal products 604,165 7.3
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 27,771 0.3
Primary metal products 24,294 0.3
Manufactured goods 17,715 0.2
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 13,228 0.2
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 2,578 <0.1
Food and food products 548 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 296,582 3.6

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.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.