The CFS provides data on national freight flows. Data include the commodity industries, values, weights, average distance, origin state and destination state of shipments. State-state flows data available for 1993, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017. State-state flows by industry data available for 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017.
Provided by Stephen J. Redding.
As used in: The Determinants of Quality Specialization
Jonathan I. Dingel. The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 84, Issue 4, October 2017, Pages 1551–1582, https://doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdw054
The Commodity Flow Survey was preceded by the Commodity Transportation Survey