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Wholesale Price of Newsprint Paper for United States (M0493AUSM267NNBR)


Dec 1915: 2.15  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Cents per Pound,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Cents per Pound, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables-- (1)--Original Data, 1890-1918 (2) Original Data, 1914-1928 (3)-- Original Data, 1926-1951 (4)--Original Data, 1947-1958. For 1890-1913, Data Are Figures For First Of Month. For 1914- 1915, Quotations From First Friday Are Used 1890-1915, Newsprint Paper, Roll, Contract; 1890-1910 Is On New York Basis; 1911-1915 F.O.B. Basis, J. Of C. Published Figures Refer To Rag And Wood Paper, While From 1898 On They Refer To Wood Paper. The 1890-1897 Data Were Reduced According To The Ratio January, 1898/December, 1897: 2.12 Divided By 2.62 Equals .8092. Title Changes From December, 1910 To January, 1911 From "New York Basis" To "F.O.B. Mill" But There Was No Discontnuity In Data. Source: Bls Bulletins. Figures For 1890-1897 Computed By NBER. 1914-1916, Paper Trade Journal. 1917-1928, Directly From Bls.

This NBER data series m04093a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04093a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Newsprint Paper for United States [M0493AUSM267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, September 29, 2020.


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