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INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES
Department of Labor
(1947-49 = 100)
June
1252
All commodities
Farm products
Grain
Livestock and poultry
Plant and animal fibers
Processed foods
Meats, poultry and fish
Dairy products and ice cream
Other commodities
Textile products and apparel
Hides, skins, & leather products
Fuels, power & lighting materials
Chemicals and allied products
Rubber and products
Lumber and wood products
Pulp, paper & allied products
Metals and metal products
Machinery and motive products
Furniture and other household durables
Nonmetallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

May
1252

Apr.
1959

June
1258

119.6
89.9
73.2
89.6
101.6
103.1
101.9
111.9
128.1

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120.0
92.4
79.7
91.9
101.0
107.2
100.8
112.0
128.3
94.1
117.8
114.0
110.0
147.5
126.3

152.1

119.2
95.6
■ 81.3
98.8
101.9
113.5
114.1
110.9
125.3
93.3
100,3
110.7
110.7
144.2
116.4
130.5
148.8
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123.4
138.3
132.2
98.8

135.2
128.0
93.7

94.9
118.9
111.2
109.9
147.3
128.7
132.3
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152.8
123.6
137.6

132.2
91.0

90.8

78.6
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101.9
107.7
101.4
111.7
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113.4
110.0
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132.0
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123.5
138.4
132.2
95.2

132.2
152.8

123.0

Department of Agriculture
(1910-14 = 100)
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and poultry

242
229
252

245

244

230

223

258

261

r249
r223
r271

Prices paid by farmers, including
interest, taxes, and wage rates

298

299

299

r294

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