Monthly Summary Becomes Quarterly Summary After The April, 1951 Issue. Before That Date Monthly Issues Do Not Show Revised Back Data And Survey Of Current Business And Certain Ft Reports Are Used As Alternative Sources. 1905-1933 Data Are For General Imports; 1934-1956 Data Are For Imports For Consumption. "General Imports" Means Merchandise Entered For Immediate Consumption Plus Merchandise Entered For Storage In Bonded Warehouses. "Imports For Consumption" Means Merchandise Entered For Immediate Consumption Plus Merchandise Withdrawn From Bonded Warehouses For Consumption. The Published Total Of $677,505,000 For 1943 Includes Certain Revisions That Cannot Be Allotted To Individual Months. The Difference Between This Total And The Sum Of Twelve Monthly Figures Is Less Than $300,000. The Figures For 1954-1956 Are Subject To Revision. Source: Monthly Summary Of Commerce And Finance, July, 1905-June, 1914; Monthly Summary Of Foreign Commerce Of The U.S., July, 1914-April, 1951; Survey Of Current Business, Thereafter.
This NBER data series m07015 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 7 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter07.html.
NBER Indicator: m07015
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Imports For Consumption of Semi-Manufactures for United States [M07015USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M07015USM144NNBR/, September 4, 2015.