United States Wholesale Inventories  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wholesale inventories in the US rose 0.9 percent month-over-month to USD 608.1 billion in August of 2017, slightly below a preliminary estimate of a 1 percent increase. Still, it is the highest gain in wholesale inventories since November of 2016 as stocks rebounded for professional (0.4 percent compared to -0.2 percent) and computer equipment (1.9 percent compared to -0.3 percent) and rose faster for autos (2.2 percent compared to 0.4 percent in August) and nondurables (1.2 percent compared to a flat reading). On the other hand, inventories of machinery stalled (1.2 percent) and petroleum ones rose less (1.7 percent compared to 2 percent). Year-on-year, inventories went up 4.5 percent. Wholesale Inventories in the United States averaged 0.38 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.10 percent in October of 2010 and a record low of -2 percent in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-08 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
2017-09-28 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 1% 1% 1% 0.4%
2017-10-06 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.9% 0.6% 1% 1%
2017-10-26 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.9% 0.3%
2017-11-09 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.9% 0.29%
2017-11-28 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.29%


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 3.02 2.62 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 501.98 502.59 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 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 0.60 2.10 -2.00 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
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