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

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the United States were flat month-over-month in September of 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.6 percent rise in August and in line with market expectations. Inventories rose at manufacturers (0.7 percent, compared to 0.6 percent in August) but fell at retailers (-0.9 percent from 0.6 percent) and slowed at wholesalers (0.3 percent from 0.8 percent). Business sales jumped 1.4 percent in September, following a 0.8 percent increase in August. Business Inventories in the United States averaged 0.28 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 TEForecast
2017-09-15 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.2% 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
2017-10-13 02:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0.7% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3%
2017-11-15 03:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.1%
2017-12-14 03:00 PM Business Inventories MoM 0% 0.17%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.70 60.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.60 53.10 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.10 59.80 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 55.30 55.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 55.20 54.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 2.10 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.00 76.40 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.20 2.20 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -0.80 2.40 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 1.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 0.60 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 478455.00 471684.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.40 1.20 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 35.80 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.80 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1643.80 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.80 103.00 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.70 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 12.00 19.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 51.60 49.70 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.40 30.20 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 27.60 21.30 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.65 0.36 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.20 65.20 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.70 2.80 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 511.18 501.98 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 18.09 18.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.86 1.85 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -46.00 -18.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 44.00 894.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.70 182.50 182.70 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 [+]
Steel Production 6716.00 7064.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.40 10.00 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]


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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
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