New orders for US manufactured durable goods dropped 2 percent from a month earlier in November 2019, following a meager 0.2 percent growth in October and missing market expectations of a 1.5 percent increase. Demand for transportation equipment led the fall, while declines were also seen in orders for machinery and primary metals.

Durable Goods Orders in the United States averaged 0.31 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 23.20 percent in July of 2014 and a record low of -18.40 percent in August of 2014. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Durable Goods Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

Durable Goods Orders 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 Durable Goods Orders in the United States to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Durable Goods Orders is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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United States Durable Goods Orders

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.00 0.20 23.20 -18.40 1992 - 2019 percent Monthly
Current Prices, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-27 12:30 PM Aug 0.2% 2% -1% -1.2%
2019-10-24 12:30 PM Sep -1.1% 0.3% -0.8% -0.6%
2019-11-27 01:30 PM Oct 0.6% -1.4% -0.8% -0.6%
2019-12-23 01:30 PM Nov -2% 0.2% 1.5% 1.1%
2020-01-28 01:30 PM Dec -2% 0.5% 0.6%


News Stream
2019-11-27
US Durable Goods Orders Unexpectedly Rise
New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose 0.6 percent from a month earlier in October 2019, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent fall in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 0.8 percent decrease. Fabricated metal products, up two of the last three months, led the increase.

2019-10-24
US Durable Goods Orders Fall More than Expected
New orders for US manufactured durable goods fell 1.1 percent from a month earlier in September 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent gain in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.8 percent decrease. Transportation equipment led the decline after three consecutive monthly increases. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, went down 0.5 percent, after falling 0.6 percent in August.

2019-09-27
US Durable Goods Orders Unexpectedly Rise
New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose 0.2 percent from a month earlier in August 2019, following an upwardly revised 2 percent gain in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 1 percent decline. Fabricated metal products, up four of the last five months, led the increase. Meanwhile, demand for transport equipment dropped. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, went down 0.2 percent, after a flat reading in July.

2019-08-26
US Durable Goods Orders Rise More than Expected
New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose 2.1 percent from a month earlier in July 2019, the most since August last year, following a downwardly revised 1.8 percent gain and beating market expectations of a 1.2 percent increase. Transportation equipment, up for two consecutive months, drove the increase. Meanwhile, demand for machinery declined.

2019-07-25
US Durable Goods Orders Rise the Most in a Year
New orders for US manufactured durable goods jumped 2 percent from a month earlier in June 2019, the most since last August, reversing a 2.3 percent plunge in May and easily beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent growth. Demand for machinery increased the most in nearly 1-1/2 years and that for transport equipment rebounded sharply, led by civilian aircraft and motor vehicles and parts. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, climbed 1.9 percent in June, after a 0.3 percent advance in May.

2019-06-26
US Durable Goods Orders Drop for 2nd Straight Month
New orders for US manufactured durable goods fell 1.3 percent from a month earlier in May 2019, after a revised 2.8 percent slump in April and worse than market expectations of a 0.1 percent drop. Transportation equipment, down three of the last four months, drove the decrease.


United States Durable Goods Orders
Durable Goods Orders refer to new orders placed with manufacturers for delivery of hard goods which meant to last at least three years.

United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 47.20 48.10 77.50 29.40 points [+]
Services PMI 53.20 52.80 61.00 49.30 points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.00 53.90 62.00 37.80 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.70 52.40 57.90 50.30 points [+]
Composite Pmi 53.10 52.70 61.00 50.00 points [+]
Industrial Production -1.00 -0.70 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.30 0.80 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.30 -0.90 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.02 77.37 89.39 66.69 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -2.00 0.20 23.20 -18.40 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 0.80 0.00 25.50 -19.20 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.00 0.30 6.30 -10.20 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.30 4.60 -7.00 percent [+]
New Orders 493029.00 496962.00 549482.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.70 0.20 10.40 -9.70 percent [+]
Business Inventories -0.20 0.10 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 69.44 69.40 173.21 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories -0.10 0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22910.00 22483.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1868.66 1857.53 1873.90 14.67 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 102.70 104.70 108.80 80.10 points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 4.80 3.30 39.00 -34.30 points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 17.00 2.40 58.50 -57.90 points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index -5.00 -1.00 27.00 -44.00 points [+]
Ism New York Index 39.10 50.40 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -3.20 -1.30 47.60 -59.90 points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.35 0.41 2.79 -5.29 [+]
Chicago Pmi 48.90 46.30 78.60 21.20 points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.10 16.60 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 2.53 2.57 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 345.67 373.49 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -0.41 -2.55 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 1745.00 6678.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -92.00 -109.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Leading Economic Index 129.78 129.35 129.78 45.48 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 676.00 673.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change 1.60 1.10 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 83.67 85.64 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 69.00 71.00 78.00 69.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 22.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Crude Oil Imports -53.00 -595.00 2201.00 -2518.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Distillate Fuel Production -251.00 -105.00 570.00 -699.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Distillate Stocks -1185.00 8171.00 11205.00 -13011.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Cushing Crude Oil Stocks -961.00 342.00 4737.00 -4184.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Gasoline Production 254.00 394.00 1082.00 -1494.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Steel Production 7233.00 7407.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Refinery Crude Runs 76.00 -386.00 1572.00 -3253.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Mining Production 1.40 2.30 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index -4.00 -3.00 35.00 -32.00 points [+]
Heating Oil Stocks 142.00 -168.00 94208.00 -92090.00 Thousand Barrels [+]