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B O S & E C O N

INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES
Department of Labor
(1947-49 = 100)
Apr.
1959
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 apd allied products
Rubber and products
Lumber and wood products
Pulp, paper & allied products
Metals and metai products
Machinery and motive products
Furniture and other household durables
Nonmetallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

Mar.
1959

Feb.
1252

Apr.
1958

120.0
92.4
79.7
91.9
101.0
107.2
100.8
112.0
128.3
94.1
117.8
114.2
110.0
147.5

119.6
r 90.8
77.7
91.1
99.5
107.2
99.6

119.5

119.3
97.7

126.1

132.2
152.8
152.1
123.5
138.3
132.2

98.8

113.0
128.1
r 93.9
108.5
115.0
109.8
146.7
rl24.2
132.0
rl53.6
rl52.2
rl23.5
137.7
132.1
97.0

91.1
77.o
88,4
99.1
107.6
IOO .9
113.0
127^8
93,7
105,4
114.8
109.9
146.1
122.5
131.7
153.4
152.0
123.3
137.5

85.7
94.5
101.4
111.5
108.5
111.4
125.5
93.7
99.7

111.0
111.0
144.5
115.7
130.5
148.6
149.4
123.4
135.4

128.9

128.0

98.5

97.8

Department of Agriculture
(1910-14 = 100)
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and poultry
Prices paid by farmers, including
interest, taxes, and wage rates

r — Revised




r257
r239

244
223

244
222

243
218

261

263

265

r272

299

298

297

r294