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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 38,187,317 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 14,991,913 39.3
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 11,103,839 29.1
Petroleum products 4,610,398 12.1
Primary nonmetal products 1,813,305 4.7
Primary metal products 1,682,382 4.4
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 1,420,308 3.7
Food and food products 1,275,075 3.3
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 594,887 1.6
Chemical fertilizers 503,812 1.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 191,398 0.5
Manufactured goods 143,647 0.4
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,818,799 7.4

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.