Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose by 0.6 percent from a month earlier in December 2020, following a 0.5 percent growth in November and beating market expectations of 0.5 percent. Stocks increased at retailers (1.2 percent vs 0.7 percent), and manufacturers (0.3 percent vs 0.8 percent) and merchant wholesalers (0.3 percent vs 0.0 percent). source: U.S. Census Bureau

Business Inventories in the United States averaged 0.26 percent from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1.30 percent in May of 1994 and a record low of -2.30 percent in May of 2020. This page provides - United States Business Inventories - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Business Inventories - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Business Inventories in the United States is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Inventories in the United States to stand at 0.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Business Inventories is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Business Inventories

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.50 1.30 -2.30 1992 - 2020 percent Monthly
Current Prices, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-17 03:00 PM Sep 0.7% 0.3% 0.6% 0.4%
2020-12-16 03:00 PM Oct 0.7% 0.8% 0.7% 0.6%
2021-01-15 03:00 PM Nov 0.5% 0.8% 0.5% 0.3%
2021-02-17 03:00 PM Dec 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 0.3%
2021-03-16 02:00 PM Jan 0.6% 0.4%
2021-04-15 02:00 PM Feb
2021-05-14 02:00 PM Mar
2021-06-15 02:00 PM Apr


News Stream
US Business Inventories Rise More than Forecast
Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose by 0.6 percent from a month earlier in December 2020, following a 0.5 percent growth in November and beating market expectations of 0.5 percent. Stocks increased at retailers (1.2 percent vs 0.7 percent), and manufacturers (0.3 percent vs 0.8 percent) and merchant wholesalers (0.3 percent vs 0.0 percent).
2021-02-17
US Business Inventories in line with Forecasts
Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose by 0.5 percent from a month earlier in November of 2020, following an upwardly revised 0.8 percent growth in October and in line with market expectations. Stocks increased at manufacturers (0.7 percent vs 0.3 percent) and retailers (0.7 percent vs 0.9 percent) but were unchanged at merchant wholesalers. Year-on-year, business inventories fell 3.2 percent.
2021-01-15
US Business Inventories Rise 0.7% in October
Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose by 0.7 percent from a month earlier in October 2020, following an upwardly revised 0.8 percent growth in September and in line with market expectations. Stocks increased at merchant wholesalers (1.1 percent vs 0.9 percent), retailers (0.9 percent vs 1.6 percent), and manufacturers (0.2 percent vs -0.1 percent).
2020-12-16
US Business Inventories Rise for 3rd Month
Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose by 0.7 percent from a month earlier in September of 2020, following a 0.3 percent advance in August and slightly higher than market expectations of a 0.6 percent growth. Stocks increased at retailers (1.7 percent vs 0.5 percent in August) and at merchant wholesalers (0.4 percent vs 0.5 percent) while those at manufacturers were unchanged, the same as in the previous month. Year-on-year, business inventories went down 4.7 percent.
2020-11-17

United States Business Inventories
Business Inventories in the United States measure the monthly percentage changes in inventories from manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers. Inventories are a key component of gross domestic product.