Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1917-1955 (2)--Original, 1952-1955. Beginning In July 1949 About 1000 Small Producers And Consumers Were Excused From Filing Monthly Reports, Filing Instead On An Annual Basis. The Number Of Such Respondents Has Been Increased To About 1500 Since 1949. Their Elimination Had No Signifigant Effect On The Data. For Items Affected By More Than 1 Per Cent, Figures Are Adjusted To An Estimated 100% In The Monthly Publications, On Basis Of Past Records Of Those Plants. They Are Then Revised In The Annual Summaries On The Basis Of The Figures Reported Annually (See Footnotes In The Introduction To The Various M 17-1 Issues, 1949 And Following.) Source: U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Data For 1917-July 1951: Annual Bulletins On"Cotton Production And Distributions, " Nos. 135-180 (July 31, 1951); Data For August 1951-1955: Facts For Industry Series M-17, "Animal And Vegetable Fats And Oils, " 1951, 1952, 1953 And 1954 (Series M-17-01,-02,-03,-04) And Monthly Preliminary "Fats And Oils"; Data Were Checked With The Survey Of Current Business
This NBER data series m05044a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05044a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Refined Cottonseed Oil Stocks for United States [M0544AUSM438NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0544AUSM438NNBR, July 25, 2016.