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Raw Silk, Total Visible Stocks for United States (M0538AUSM533NNBR)


Dec 1931: 278.2  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Thousands of Bales (Of 132.25 Lbs. Approximately),
Not Seasonally Adjusted


End of Month
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands of Bales (Of 132.25 Lbs. Approximately), Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, End of Month


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1923-1931 (2)--Original, 1930-1941. Data Were Compiled By The Commodity Exchange, Inc., And Represent The Total Stocks Of Raw Silk Held In New York Warehouses, In Japanese Ports, And The Estimated Amount In Transit Between Japan And The U.S. At The End Of The Month. Although This Series Has Been Subdivided Into Two Time Segments, Both Raw Variables And Both Seasonally Adjusted Variables May Be Considered Comparable And Run As One Variable. Data Have Been Checked With The Files Of Commodity Exchange And Their Figures Agree Exactly With The Scb. Data Beginning July 1933 Are Available In The Commodity Exchange, Inc. Monthly Statistical Supplement To The Daily Market Report On Raw Silk. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Survey Of Current Business, July 1936, P. 20, And December 1936, P. 57

This NBER data series m05038a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at

NBER Indicator: m05038a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Raw Silk, Total Visible Stocks for United States [M0538AUSM533NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, August 4, 2020.


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