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Refined Copper Shipments for North and South America (M0177D43M601NNBR)


Dec 1946: 145.6  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Thousands of Short Tons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands of Short Tons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1919-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1933-1955 North And South America Refers To The United States And Chile Through 1925, With Canada Added In 1926. Beginning In 1939, Data Refer Only To The United States. Data Include Export And Domestic Shipments. Data For 1919-1923, Collected By The Copper Export Association, Were Converted By NBER From Pounds To Short Tons. Published Totals For 1945 And 1946 Have Been Revised To Exclude 2,140 Tons And 9,712 Tons Respectively; These Quantities Cannot Be Allocated To Monthly Data. Source: Data For 1919-1925: Furnished Direct To NBER From American Bureau Of Metal Statistics Files. Data For 1926-1946: American Bureau Of Metal Statistics Yearbooks; American Metal Market, "Metal Statistics", 1955.

This NBER data series m01177a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at

NBER Indicator: m01177a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Refined Copper Shipments for North and South America [M0177D43M601NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, January 26, 2022.


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