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The 1997 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) is undertaken through a partnership between the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce ,and the Bureau of Trans- portation Statistics ,U.S. Department of Transportation. This survey produces data on the movement of goods in the United States. It provides information on commodities shipped ,their value ,weight ,and mode of transportation , as well as the origin and destination of shipments of manufacturing ,mining ,wholesale ,and selected retail establishments. The CFS was last conducted in 1993. See the Comparability With the 1993 Commodity Flow Survey table (Appendix A) for a comparison between the 1997 and 1993 surveys. The data from the CFS are used by pub- lic policy analysts and for transportation planning and decision-making to assess the demand for transportation facilities and services ,energy use ,and safety risk and environmental concerns.

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