|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||1,291,221||16.6|
|Food and food products||1,280,542||16.5|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||1,080,653||13.9|
|Primary nonmetal products||959,957||12.4|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||661,698||8.5|
|Primary metal products||228,447||2.9|
|Nonferrous ores and scrap||57,155||0.7|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||17,239||0.2|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||2,809||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||744,013||9.6|
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.