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New Orders of Merchant Pig Iron for United States (M06021USM576NNBR)


Dec 1926: 167  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Thousands of Long Tons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands of Long Tons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Data Are Compiled From Reports Of From 94 To 131 Stacks Each Month Reporting The Following Percentages Of Total Merchant Pig Iron Production: 1919-77%; 1920-71%; 1921-68%; 1922-57%; 1923-51%; 1924-58%; 1925-55%. No Percentage Figure Is Given For 1926. It Is Stated, However, That These Data Represent About 90 % Of Production Instinct By Merchant Furnaces, That Those Made Of Iron For Sale Instead Of For Further Use In Their Own Places. Source: Record Book Of Business Statistics, Part Ii, P. 18.

This NBER data series m06021 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at

NBER Indicator: m06021

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, New Orders of Merchant Pig Iron for United States [M06021USM576NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, October 27, 2020.


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