|Commodity||Short tons||Percent of total|
|Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag||7,035,537||10.5|
|Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp||6,321,316||9.4|
|Food and food products||3,200,427||4.8|
|Non-ferrous ores and scrap||2,073,616||3.1|
|Primary metal products||1,706,510||2.6|
|Primary nonmetal products||1,383,926||2.1|
|Chemicals excluding fertilizers||626,332||0.9|
|Coal, lignite, and coal coke||175,946||0.3|
|Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap||95,510||0.1|
|Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2||574,100||0.9|
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.