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Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Minnesota by Commodity: 2000

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Minnesota by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 9,658,927 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 2,904,513 30.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 1,263,973 13.1
Chemical fertilizers 1,172,676 12.1
Primary nonmetal products 464,343 4.8
Primary metal products 149,161 1.5
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 147,222 1.5
Food and food products 62,096 0.6
Manufactured goods 10,272 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,484,671 36.1

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 as of Oct. 30, 2001.