United States Factory Orders  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

New orders for US manufactured goods rose 1.6 percent month-over-month in March 2018, the same pace as in February and beating market expectations of 1.4 percent. New orders for durable goods increased 2.6 percent, boosted by: transport equipment (7.6 percent), mainly non-defense aircraft and parts (44.5 percent); primary metals (2.1 percent); computers and electronic products (1 percent); electrical equipment, appliances, and components (0.6 percent); and fabricated metal products (0.3 percent); while those for machinery fell 1.9 percent. Meanwhile, orders for non-durable goods advanced 0.5 percent. Factory Orders in the United States averaged 0.29 percent from 1991 until 2018, 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
2018-03-06 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -1.4% 1.8% -1.3% -0.2%
2018-04-04 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.2% -1.3% 1.7% 1.3%
2018-05-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.6% 1.6% 1.4% 0.8%
2018-06-04 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.6%
2018-07-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM
2018-08-02 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM


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 -1.70 2.70 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.90 4.30 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.90 0.40 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 0.40 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 122.91 122.63 184.16 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 859.00 844.00 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 6930.00 7261.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.60 10.60 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 1.60 10.20 -9.40 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly
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factory orders by Country
Country Last
Germany -0.90 Mar/18
Italy 0.50 Mar/18
Spain 3.90 Mar/18
Switzerland 19.60 Dec/17
United Kingdom -3.00 May/18
United States 1.60 Mar/18


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