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

New orders for US manufactured goods edged down 0.1 percent month-over-month in October of 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent rise in September and much better than market expectations of a 0.4 percent drop. Orders for transportation equipment shrank 4.2 percent, following a 4.7 percent jump in September, mainly due to falls in nondefens aircraft (-18.5 percent from 33.9 percent) and ships/boats (-32.8 percent from 31.6 percent). Orders excluding transportation rose 0.8 percent (1.1 percent in September). Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, seen as a proxy for business spending plans rose 0.3 percent in October, rebounding from a 0.5 percent drop. 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
2017-10-05 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.2% -3.3% 1% 0.9%
2017-11-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 1.4% 1.2% 1.3% 1%
2017-12-04 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -0.1% 1.7% -0.4% -0.7%
2018-01-06 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -0.1%
2018-02-03 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM
2018-03-06 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.20 58.70 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.00 53.90 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 52.40 54.50 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 57.40 60.10 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.00 54.50 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.40 2.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 1.20 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 2.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.10 77.00 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 0.80 1.10 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 479590.00 478455.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.10 1.70 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories -0.10 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 39.01 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories -0.50 0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1738.60 1643.80 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.50 103.80 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 58.10 51.60 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.70 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 18.00 19.40 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 30.00 12.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 19.40 27.60 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.65 0.36 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 63.90 66.20 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.80 2.70 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 513.74 511.18 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.48 18.10 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.12 -5.61 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -69.00 2.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 5664.00 6780.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 183.53 182.70 183.53 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 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 751.00 749.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -7.38 -5.48 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
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 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6976.00 6716.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 9.40 7.20 108.20 -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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.10 1.70 10.20 -9.40 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly
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factory orders by Country
Country Last
Germany 0.50 Oct/17
Italy -3.90 Sep/17
Spain 14.90 Sep/17
Switzerland 5.50 Sep/17
United Kingdom 17.00 Nov/17
United States -0.10 Oct/17