Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in South Carolina by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 7,759,386 100.0
Manufactured goods 1,409,474 18.2
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
Petroleum products 18,740 0.2
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 17,239 0.2
Chemical fertilizers 7,294 0.1
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 2,809 <0.1
Crude petroleum 144 <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.