The stocks of goods held by firms in the United States increased by 86.65 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2018. Changes in Inventories in the United States averaged 33.02 USD Billion from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 166.37 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015 and a record low of -245.13 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2009.
Changes in Inventories in the United States is expected to be 69.00 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Changes in Inventories in the United States to stand at 52.23 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Changes in Inventories is projected to trend around 75.00 USD Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.