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

Wholesale inventories in the United States increased 0.4 percent month-over-month in December of 2017, higher than a preliminary estimate of 0.2 percent and slightly below a downwardly revised 0.6 percent gain in November. Increases were seen mainly for stocks of autos (1.7 percent compared to 0.9 percent in November), groceries (0.6 percent compared to -2.1 percent); farm products (2.2 percent compared to 4.8 percent); and electrical (1.2 percent compared to 1.5 percent). On the other hand, stocks fell mainly for machinery (-0.2 percent compared to 0.9 percent); drugs (-0.1 percent compared to 1.8 percent); and metals (-0.1 percent compared to 0.7 percent). Year-on-year, wholesale stocks were up 3.4%. 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
2018-01-10 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.8% -0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
2018-01-26 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.2% 0.7% 0.6% 0.2%
2018-02-09 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.4% 0.6% 0.2% 0.20%
2018-02-27 01:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.4% 0.22%
2018-03-09 03:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.4% 0.22%
2018-03-28 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.41%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.10 59.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.50 55.10 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.90 56.00 62.00 37.60 [+]
Services PMI 53.30 53.70 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 53.80 54.10 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.70 3.40 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.80 2.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.50 77.70 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.90 1.70 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.20 1.50 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.60 0.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 1.10 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 498229.00 488114.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.70 1.70 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.40 0.40 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 9.17 38.51 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.40 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23157.00 23109.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1738.20 1643.80 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 106.90 104.90 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 25.80 22.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 20.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 72.50 56.30 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 13.10 17.70 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 33.40 29.70 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.27 0.11 2.74 -5.13 [+]
Chicago Pmi 65.70 67.80 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.12 17.90 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 2.89 2.78 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 475.17 477.61 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 1.84 1.90 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -194.00 -119.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 3599.00 3414.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 184.16 184.12 184.16 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 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 798.00 791.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change 3.95 -1.05 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 6760.00 6709.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 8.80 11.40 108.20 -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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.60 2.10 -2.00 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
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