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Table 6a Value of Freight Shipments by Two-Digit Commodity: 1993, 1997, and 2002
Value of Freight Shipments by Two-Digit Commodity: 1993, 1997, and 2002
(Commodity Flow Survey data only)
|SCTG||Commodity description||Value (billion current dollars)||Percentage of total|
|1993||1997||2002 (P)||1993||1997||2002 (P)|
|Ranked by 2002 value|
|35||Electronic, electrical, and office equipment||515||870||948||8.8||12.5||11.2|
|43||Mixed freight (1)||207||230||858||3.5||3.3||10.1|
|36||Motorized and other vehicles (including parts)||498||571||736||8.5||8.2||8.7|
|30||Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather||449||379||507||7.7||5.5||6.0|
|40||Miscellaneous manufactured products||233||421||405||4.0||6.1||4.8|
|7||Other prepared foodstuffs, fats, and oils||347||346||362||5.9||5.0||4.3|
|24||Plastics and rubber||236||279||343||4.0||4.0||4.0|
|32||Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes||145||286||254||2.5||4.1||3.0|
KEY: SCTG = Standard Classification of Transported Goods; P = preliminary; n.e.c. = not elsewhere classified.
(1) Mixed freight shipments include: supplies and food for restaurants and fast food chains, items (including food) for grocery and convenience stores, hardware or plumbing supplies (not elsewhere classified), office supplies, and miscellaneous.
NOTE: The CFS totals in this table differ from the larger BTS totals specified in the text and in tables 1, 2, and 3 because they do not include additions to account for the out of scope missing pieces and some in-scope segments that were underrepresented in the CFS, such as waterborne and pipeline shipments.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from the 1993, 1997, and preliminary 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, January 2004.