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What is the Commodity Flow Survey?

The most current data 2007 Commodity Flow Survey can be found on the American FactFinder.  The 2007 CFS is also available in a print report series:

The Commodity Flow Survey (CFS), undertaken through a partnership between the U.S. Census and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, produces data on the movement of goods in the United States.  The survey, conducted every 5 years (years ending in "2" and "7"), provides information on commodities shipped, their value, weight and mode of transportation, as well as the origin and destination of shipments of commodities from manufacturing, mining, wholesale, and selected retail and service establishments.


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