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Shortening, Stocks at Factories and Warehouses for United States (M05040USM439NNBR)


Dec 1954: 122.8 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012 10:48 AM CDT
Dec 1954:  122.8  
Nov 1954:  106.6  
Oct 1954:  108.1  
Sep 1954:  96.3  
Aug 1954:  104.4  
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Millions of Pounds of Shortening,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


End of Month


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Pounds of Shortening, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, End of Month


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1922-1943 (2)--Original, 1942-1954. Data Refer To Lard Compounds And Other Lard Substitutes. Beginning With July 1949, About 1000 Producers And Consumers Of Small Quantities Of Fats And Oils Ceased To File Monthly Reports, Reporting Annually Instead. The Number Of Such Firms Was About 1500 At The End Of 1954. For Data Affected By More Than One Percent By This Change, The Monthly Figures Are Adjusted To An Estimated 100 % On The Basis Of The Records Of Past Operations Of The Non-Reporting Firms. The Monthly Figures Are Then Adjusted On The Basis Of The Annual Reports In The Annual Issues Of "Animal And Vegetable Fats And Oils" (See The Introduction To Each Issue Since 1949). Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1942-1945: Survey Of Current 1947 Supplement; Data For 1946-1954: U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Facts For Industry Series M 17, Monthly And Annual Issues Beginning With M17-7-07, September 8, 1948

This NBER data series m05040 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.

NBER Indicator: m05040

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Shortening, Stocks at Factories and Warehouses for United States [M05040USM439NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M05040USM439NNBR, April 21, 2024.


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