|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Food and food products||24,151,679||35.9|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||10,774,189||16.0|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||3,895,540||5.8|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||1,671,859||2.5|
|Primary nonmetal products||1,361,148||2.0|
|Primary metal products||563,148||0.8|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||173,171||0.3|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||105,040||0.2|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||547||<0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||1,177,036||1.7|
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.