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BUS & ECON

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MR 1« 1957
BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE

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March 13, 1957
INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES

Department of Labor
(1947-49 = 100)
Feb.
1251
All commodities
Farm products
Grains
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
Fuels, power & lighting materials
Chemicals & 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

117.0
88.8
87.O
75.0
103.9
104.0
83.9
112.5
125.5
95.7
98.0
119.6
108.8
143.8
120.7
128.5

151.2
144.4
122.0
132.6
124.1
92.4

Jan.
125J

Dec.
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Feb.
lg§6

116.9
89.3
89.5
73.9
102.9
104.3
84.8
112.5
125.2
95.8
98.4
rll6.3
108.7
rl45.0
rl21,3

116.3
88.9

112.4
86.0
82.9
67.7
105.7
99.0
76,1

128.6
rl52.2
143.9
rl21.9
rl32.0
124.0
93.2

88.8
71.7
101.3
103.1

81.5
112.6
124.7
95-6
99.2
114.0
108,3
147.9
121.0
128.0
152.3
143.6
121.2
131.3

123.6
91.7

106,1
120.6

96.0
97.1
111.2
106.4
147.1
126.7
125
145.1
133.9
118.2

127.1
121.7
88.7

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

234
233
234

238
239
237

237
240
234

227
233
220

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

294

292

290

280

r--Revised