United States Wholesale Inventories  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wholesale inventories in the United States increased 1 percent month-over-month to USD 642.7 billion in August of 2018, higher than a preliminary estimate of a 0.8 percent gain and a 0.6 percent rise in July. Inventories went up faster for both durables (0.9 percent compared to 0.6 percent in July) and non-durables (1.2 percent compared to 0.5 percent). Stocks rebounded for autos (3.5 percent compared to -1 percent) and increased more for drugs (2.1 percent compared to 0.8 percent) while a slowdown was seen in inventories of machinery (0.5 percent compared to 1.1 percent) and professional equipment (0.3 percent compared to 1.6 percent) and stocks fell for electrical equipment (-0.4 percent compared to 0 percent). Year-on-year, wholesale stocks rose 5.3 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-11 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.6% 0.1% 0.7% 0.3%
2018-09-27 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.8% 0.6% 0.7% 0.2%
2018-10-10 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 1% 0.6% 0.8% 0.7%
2018-10-25 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 1% 0.5%
2018-11-09 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 1% 0.5%
2018-11-28 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.4%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.80 61.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.60 54.70 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 53.50 54.80 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 61.60 58.50 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.90 54.70 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 5.10 4.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.50 3.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.10 78.10 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 4.50 -1.20 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.60 -0.60 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 0.20 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 510466.00 498925.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 2.30 -0.50 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.50 0.70 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -36.81 30.34 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.00 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22245.00 23106.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2007.53 1965.29 2007.53 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.90 108.80 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 72.50 76.50 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.90 11.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 21.10 19.00 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 29.00 24.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.18 0.18 2.76 -5.21 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 28.10 30.90 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 60.40 63.60 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.45 3.00 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 445.58 464.21 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.44 16.72 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 6.49 5.99 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 90.00 98.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2016.00 951.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 123.89 123.61 123.89 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 -2.10 9.75 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 869.00 861.00 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 7461.00 7275.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.40 14.40 108.20 -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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 0.60 2.10 -2.00 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
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