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Visible Supply of Cotton for United States (M0503FUSM596NNBR)


Aug 1941: 4,708  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Thousands of Running Bales,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands of Running Bales, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Seven Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1869-1881 (2)--Original Data, 1880-1890 (3)--Original Data, 1889-1903 (4)--Original Data, 1902-1916 (5)--Original Data, 1915-1928 (6)--Original Data, 1927-1941 (7)--Original Data, 1946-1957. Data Refer To The Friday Nearest The End Of The Month. Data Were Computed By Summing Stocks At U.S. Ports And Stocks At Fifty-Six Interior Towns. Data For August 1927-March 1928 Were Originally Given For Fifty-Seven Towns. In April 1928, Raleigh Was Discontinued So The Series Was Made Comparable For Fifty-Six Towns By Deducting Raleigh Entirely. Source: The Commercial And Financial Chronicle

This NBER data series m05003f appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at

NBER Indicator: m05003f

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Visible Supply of Cotton for United States [M0503FUSM596NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, November 17, 2019.


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