Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to South Carolina by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to South Carolina by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 15,943,072 100.0
Manufactured goods 2,486,312 15.6
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,721,187 10.8
Primary nonmetal products 1,621,457 10.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 1,465,085 9.2
Primary metal products 1,429,890 9.0
Petroleum products 1,055,569 6.6
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 982,395 6.2
Food and food products 765,507 4.8
Nonferrous ores and scrap 589,795 3.7
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 474,381 3.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 76,224 0.5
Chemical fertilizers 27,241 0.2
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,248,029 20.4

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.