|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||22,326,819||30.8|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||3,510,672||4.9|
|Primary metal products||1,223,629||1.7|
|Food and food products||812,592||1.1|
|Primary nonmetal products||397,526||0.5|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||86,073||0.1|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||72,717||0.1|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||54,937||0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||3,276,880||4.5|
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.