New orders for US manufactured durable goods increased 1.3 percent month-over-month in October of 2020, easing from an upwardly revised 2.1 percent rise in September and above market expectations of 0.9 percent. It is the sixth consecutive gain in durable goods orders. Excluding transportation, new orders rose 1.3 percent and excluding defense, new orders went up 0.2 percent. Orders slowed for transportation equipment (1.2 percent vs 3.3 percent) and capital goods (2.7percent vs 5.7 percent ) and computers and electronics (0.6 percent vs 1.2 percent). Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 0.7 percent, following a 1.9 percent rise in September. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Durable Goods Orders in the United States averaged 0.32 percent from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 23.50 percent in July of 2014 and a record low of -19 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. United States Durable Goods Orders - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.

Durable Goods Orders in the United States is expected to be 3.40 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 3.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Durable Goods Orders is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Durable Goods Orders

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 2.10 23.50 -19.00 1992 - 2020 percent Monthly
Current Prices, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-26 12:30 PM Jul 11.2% 7.7% 4.3% 3.9%
2020-09-25 12:30 PM Aug 0.4% 11.7% 1.5% 2%
2020-10-27 12:30 PM Sep 1.9% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
2020-11-25 01:30 PM Oct 1.3% 2.1% 0.9% 0.8%
2020-12-24 01:30 PM Nov 1.3%
2021-01-27 01:30 PM Dec
2021-02-25 01:30 PM Jan
2021-03-24 12:30 PM Feb


News Stream
US Durable Goods Orders Rise More than Expected
New orders for US manufactured durable goods increased 1.3 percent month-over-month in October of 2020, easing from an upwardly revised 2.1 percent rise in September and above market expectations of 0.9 percent. It is the sixth consecutive gain in durable goods orders. Excluding transportation, new orders rose 1.3 percent and excluding defense, new orders went up 0.2 percent. Orders slowed for transportation equipment (1.2 percent vs 3.3 percent) and capital goods (2.7percent vs 5.7 percent ) and computers and electronics (0.6 percent vs 1.2 percent). Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 0.7 percent, following a 1.9 percent rise in September.
2020-11-25
US Durable Goods Orders Rise for 5th Month
New orders for US manufactured durable goods surged 1.9% month-over-month in September of 2020, well above a 0.4% rise in August and market expectations of 0.5%. Orders rose for the 5th straight month, led by transport equipment, as the economy recovers from big plunges in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic. Orders rebounded for transportation equipment (4.1% vs -0.9%), namely motor vehicles (1.5% vs -4.1%); and fabricated metal products (1.2% vs -0.1%); and continued to rise for capital goods (4.7% vs 5.3%) and computers and electronics (0.6% vs 1.2%). On the other hand, orders fell for machinery (-0.3% vs 1.9%); and electrical equipment, appliances and components (-2% vs 0.4%). Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 1%, following an upwardly revised 2.1% rise in August.
2020-10-27
US Durable Goods Orders Rise Less than Expected
New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in August of 2020, well below an upwardly revised 11.7 percent jump in July and lower than market forecasts of a 1.5 percent raise. Still, it was the 4th straight month of improvement in orders as the economy recovers from big plunges in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic. Transportation (0.5 percent), machinery (1.5 percent), and computers and electronics (1.2 percent) led the increase while orders for electrical equipment and appliances (-1.5 percent), motor vehicles (-21.7 percent) and defense capital goods (-3.3 percent) shrunk. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.4 percent and excluding defense, new orders rose 0.7 percent. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, rose 1.8 percent, below 2.5 percent in July but above forecasts of 0.5 percent.
2020-09-25
US Durable Goods Orders Rise More than Forecast
New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose by 11.2 percent in July 2020, recovering further from sharp falls seen in March and April during the lockdown and easily beating market expectations of 4.3 percent. Demand for transport equipment jumped 35.6 percent (vs 19.7 percent in June), due to increases in orders for motor vehicles and parts (21.9 percent vs 85.6 percent) and defense aircraft and parts (77.1 percent vs -29.2 percent). Orders were also higher for electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4.1 percent vs 2.0 percent), computers and electronic products (2.2 percent vs -0.1 percent), machinery (2.0 percent vs 3.7 percent), fabricated metal products (2.0 percent vs 5.7 percent), and primary metals (0.2 percent vs 4.4 percent). Meanwhile, orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 1.9 percent in July, compared to 4.3 percent in June.
2020-08-26

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.