United States Factory Orders  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

New orders for US manufactured goods rose 1.2 percent month-over-month in August 2017, following a 3.3 percent drop in July and beating market expectations of a 1 percent gain. Orders for transportation equipment advanced 5.1 percent, boosted by a 44.8 percent surge in civilian aircraft orders, and those for motor vehicles rose 0.7 percent. Also, orders for machinery gained 0.3 percent. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, seen as a measure of business spending plans, jumped 1.1 percent in August after a 0.9 percent increase last month. Factory Orders in the United States averaged 0.28 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in June of 2000 and a record low of -9.40 percent in August of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 3% -0.3% 2.9% 1.9%
2017-09-05 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -3.3% 3.2% -3.3% -2%
2017-10-05 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.2% -3.3% 1% 0.9%
2017-11-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.2%
2017-12-04 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 60.80 58.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.10 52.80 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.80 55.30 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 55.30 56.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.80 55.30 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 1.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -0.70 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 1.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.00 75.80 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 1.70 -6.80 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.20 -7.90 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.20 0.80 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 0.50 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 471684.00 466360.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.20 -3.30 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.70 0.30 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 5.50 1.20 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.90 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23443.00 23591.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1643.80 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.00 105.30 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 27.90 23.80 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 19.00 14.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 49.70 56.60 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 30.20 24.40 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.30 17.00 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.31 0.03 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 65.20 58.90 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 18.57 16.14 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 2.80 3.02 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 511.18 501.98 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.73 -2.75 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 51.00 87.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 908.00 2490.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.50 182.28 182.50 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 7064.00 7071.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 9.80 9.10 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 7.00 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 Factory Orders

Factory orders report is compiled from results of "Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey" and shows the value of new factory orders for both durable (50% of total orders) and non-durable goods. The survey is usually released a week after durable goods orders report. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Factory Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Factory Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 -3.30 10.20 -9.40 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly
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