U.S. Markets for Caribbean Basin Fruits and Vegetables: Selected Characteristics for 17 Selected Fresh or Frozen Imports, 1975-87Entry ID: USDA0352
Abstract: The statistical tables contained in the "U.S. Markets for
Caribbean Basin Fruits and Vegetables: Selected Characteristics
for 17 Selected Fresh or Frozen Imports, 1975-87" dataset are
nearly identical to the appendix tables published in the
appendices of ERS Statistical Bulletin No. 821, March 1991.
Nearly all data included in this electronic data set were
obtained from printed publications and ... electronic data bases
compiled and maintained primarily by agencies in the USDA. Data
and estimates for 8 additional commodities and two additional
years have been added to the original set for 8 commodities,
published as ERS Staff Report No. AGES880527. The original title
"Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: Some Characteristics of the U.S.
Market for 9 Selected Imports, 1975-85" was printed in June 1988.
Collection Organization: NASS and ERS.
Collection Methodology: Production and utilization estimates
were developed primarily from crop reports published by the NASS
and the ERS, USDA. Population estimates published by the U.S.
Department of Commerce were used to compute per capita
consumption and use estimates. Wholesale prices and shipments
data were obtained from published reports prepared by the Fruit
and Vegetable Market News Service, Agricultural Marketing
Collection Frequency: N/A
Update Characteristics: The data were last updated on March 11,
The data are contained in 21 LOTUS 1-2-3 spreadsheet files.
Data Center: Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
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Start Date: 1975-01-01Stop Date: 1987-12-31
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Economic Research Service (USDA/ERS). March 1991. "U.S. Markets
for Caribbean Basin Fruits and Vegetables: Selected
Characteristics for 17 Selected Characteristics for 17 Selected
Fresh or Frozen Imports, 1975-87". Statistical Bulletin No. 821.
Washington, DC : USDA/ERS.
Economic Research Service (USDA/ERS). June 1988. "Fresh Fruits
and Vegetables: Some Characteristics of the U.S. Market for 9
Selected Imports, 1975-85." ERS Staff Report No. AGES880527.
Washington, DC : USDA/ERS.
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