Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Texas by Commodity: 1997

Table 3-6 : Truck Shipments from Texas by Commodity: 1997

(Descending order by weight)

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Commodity (2-digit commodity code) Value ($ millions) Weight (thousand short tons)
Nonmetallic mineral products (31) 7,076 67,431
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 340 64,951
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 7,747 26,085
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 4,811 25,419
Basic chemicals (20) 17,934 23,242
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 24,862 22,246
Natural sands (11) 205 20,612
Fuel oils (18) 3,911 16,610
Animal feed and products of animal origin, n.e.c. (04) 6,151 15,475
Logs and other wood in the rough (25) 362 14,414
Cereal grains (02) 1,571 12,552
Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes (32) 11,127 12,502
Articles of base metal (33) 15,347 11,211
Wood products (26) 5,379 10,651
Plastics and rubber (24) 16,255 9,045
Coal (15) 124 8,299
Mixed freight (43) 19,241 7,715
Other agricultural products (03) 3,299 6,636
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 17,543 6,401
Chemical products and preparations, n.e.c. (23) 10,172 5,859
All other commodities 190,883 51,783
Total, all commodities 366,365 465,355

KEY: n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.

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.