Wholesale inventories in the United States increased 0.8 percent month-over-month to USD 652.1 billion in October 2018, slightly above a preliminary estimate of 0.7 percent and following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent rise in September. Automotive stocks jumped 3.4 percent (vs 2.5 percent in September) and machinery inventories climbed 2.1 percent (vs 1.4 percent). Stocks also rose at computer equipment (3.6 percent vs 2.5 percent), professional equipment (1.8 percent vs 1.1 percent) and electrical (0.9 percent vs 1.1 percent). Meanwhile, nondurable inventories fell 0.6 percent (vs -0.2 percent in September). Year-on-year, inventories rose 6.9 percent. Wholesale Inventories in the United States averaged 0.39 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2.10 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -2 percent in March of 2009.

Wholesale Inventories in the United States is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wholesale Inventories in the United States to stand at 0.68 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Wholesale Inventories is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-25 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.3% 0.9% 0.3% 0.5%
2018-11-09 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.4% 0.9% 0.3% 0.5%
2018-11-28 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.4%
2018-12-07 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.8% 0.7% 0.3% 0.4%
2018-12-28 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.8% 0.6%
2019-01-10 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.8%
2019-01-25 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.50%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.30 57.70 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.30 55.70 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.70 54.80 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.70 60.30 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.70 54.90 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.10 5.60 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 0.20 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.70 3.80 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.40 78.50 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -4.40 -0.10 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.20 -1.40 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 -0.60 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 502677.00 515334.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -2.10 0.20 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.50 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 86.65 -36.81 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.70 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22103.00 22245.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2073.50 2007.53 2073.50 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.40 107.90 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 67.80 69.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 12.90 22.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 23.30 21.10 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 15.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.24 0.14 2.77 -5.22 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.60 29.40 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.40 58.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.64 2.78 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 436.69 443.14 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.49 17.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -7.32 3.58 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -63.00 -59.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 1699.00 -764.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 124.54 124.26 124.54 46.91 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 5.36 3.45 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 877.00 887.00 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 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7571.00 7251.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.10 15.10 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Wholesale Inventories

The Wholesale Inventories are the stock of unsold goods held by wholesalers. Inventories are a key component of gross domestic product changes. A high inventory points to economic slowdown in the US, while a low reading points to a stronger growth. . This page provides - United States Wholesale Inventories - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Wholesale Inventories - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.70 2.10 -2.00 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
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