United States Business Inventories  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the United States fell 0.2 percent month-over-month in April of 2017, following a 0.2 percent rise in March and matching market expectations. It is the biggest decline in six months. Inventories at wholesalers declined 0.5 percent; retailers fell 0.2 percent and those of autos and parts were down 0.4 percent. In contrast, inventories at manufacturers edged up 0.1 percent. Retail inventories excluding autos, which go into the calculation of gross domestic product, decreased 0.2 percent. Business Inventories in the United States averaged 0.27 percent from 1992 until 2017, 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 Forecast (i)
2017-04-14 02:00 PM Feb 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
2017-05-12 02:00 PM Mar 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
2017-06-14 02:00 PM Apr -0.2% 0.2% -0.2% 0.2%
2017-07-14 02:00 PM May -0.2% -0%
2017-08-15 02:00 PM Jun 0.03%
2017-09-15 02:00 PM Jul -0.03%




United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 54.90 54.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.00 53.60 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.90 57.50 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.10 52.70 57.90 50.70 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.00 53.60 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 2.10 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 1.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.40 1.60 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.60 76.70 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -0.70 2.30 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -0.80 1.10 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.40 0.80 6.00 -11.10 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 0.20 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 469030.00 478185.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.20 1.00 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories -0.20 0.20 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 4.30 49.60 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories -0.50 0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23591.00 24114.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1571.20 1611.40 1703.60 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.50 104.50 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.80 -1.00 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 27.60 38.80 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 1.00 20.00 26.00 -43.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 46.70 55.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.20 16.80 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.49 0.07 2.73 -5.10 [+]
Chicago Pmi 59.40 58.30 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.66 16.88 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 3.48 3.54 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 524.96 569.19 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -2.45 -1.66 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 61.00 78.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -578.00 2096.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 181.55 181.22 182.29 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 6995.00 6717.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 8.30 7.10 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.70 5.61 5.79 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 7.00 8.00 4.00 [+]


United States Business Inventories Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 0.20 1.30 -2.00 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
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