Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from South Carolina by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from South Carolina by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 156 23,106
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 1,473 13,290
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 264 8,309
Wood products (26) 2,368 6,485
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 1,617 6,291
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 21,668 5,306
Natural sands (11) 62 5,205
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 2,184 3,271
Pulp, newsprint, paper, and paperboard (27) 2,285 3,084
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 3,167 2,905
Basic chemicals (20) 3,719 2,531
Fuel oils (18) 419 2,210
Plastics and rubber (24) 5,037 2,082
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 2,594 1,669
Waste and scrap (41) 319 1,586
Paper or paperboard articles (28) 1,943 1,449
Meat, fish, seafood, and their preparations (05) 2,328 1,302
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 618 1,281
Fertilizers (22) 340 1,265
Mixed freight (43) S 1,162
All other commodities 34,735 10,093
Total, all commodities 87,296 103,882

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified; S = data do not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or other reasons.

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.