United States Business Inventories  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the United States were unchanged at USD 1,929.6 billion in March 2018, following a 0.6 percent advance in February and missing market expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. A decline in retailers' stocks (-0.5 percent vs 0.4 percent in February) was offset by increases in inventories at both manufacturers (0.3 percent vs 0.4 percent) and wholesalers (0.3 percent vs 0.9 percent). Business Inventories in the United States averaged 0.28 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.30 percent in May of 1994 and a record low of -2 percent in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-14 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
2018-04-16 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5%
2018-05-15 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0% 0.6% 0.1% 0.3%
2018-06-14 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0% 0.49%
2018-07-16 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.45%
2018-08-15 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.43%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 57.30 59.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.60 56.50 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 55.70 54.60 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.80 58.80 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.70 54.90 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.70 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 0.70 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.80 2.50 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.99 77.56 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.60 3.50 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.80 3.00 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.00 0.90 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.20 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 507690.00 497984.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.60 1.60 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 33.07 15.56 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.90 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23106.00 23157.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1767.00 1738.20 1767.00 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.80 104.70 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 64.30 54.00 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 34.40 23.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 20.10 15.80 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -3.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.34 0.32 2.76 -5.16 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.80 22.80 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 57.60 57.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 3.08 3.19 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 522.69 431.32 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.15 17.48 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 5.78 -1.40 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 91.00 106.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 1883.00 -3790.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 122.63 122.34 184.16 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -1.30 4.85 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 844.00 844.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7261.00 6446.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.60 10.60 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Business Inventories

Business Inventories in the United States measure the monthly percentage changes in inventories from manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers. Inventories are a key component of gross domestic product. This page provides - United States Business Inventories - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Business Inventories - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
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