Wholesale inventories in the United States increased 0.8 percent month-over-month in April 2019, faster than a preliminary estimate of 0.7 percent and after being unchanged in March. Wholesale auto stocks increased 3.8 percent, the largest gain since August 2018, after falling 0.3 percent in the prior month. The component of wholesale inventories that goes into the calculation of GDP advanced 0.5 percent in April. Meanwhile, sales at wholesalers fell 0.4 percent in April (vs 1.8 percent in March). At April's sales pace it would take wholesalers 1.34 months to clear shelves, up from 1.33 months in March. Wholesale Inventories in the United States averaged 0.39 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.10 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -2 percent in March of 2009.

Wholesale Inventories in the United States is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wholesale Inventories in the United States to stand at -0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Wholesale Inventories is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-03 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
2019-05-09 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM -0.1% 0.4% 0% 0.0%
2019-05-30 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.7% 0% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-06-07 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.8% 0% 0.7%
2019-06-26 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.8% 0.5%
2019-07-10 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM 0.8%
2019-07-25 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv 0.4%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 52.10 52.80 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.50 52.60 57.90 50.50 [+]
Services PMI 50.90 53.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.90 55.50 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.90 53.00 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.00 0.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.40 -0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.70 -0.30 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.07 77.92 89.39 66.69 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -2.10 1.70 23.20 -18.40 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -2.50 0.10 25.50 -19.20 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.00 -0.50 6.30 -10.20 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.30 4.60 -7.00 percent [+]
New Orders 499273.00 508192.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.80 1.30 10.40 -9.70 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.50 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 125.53 96.80 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.00 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22157.00 22232.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2003.40 2076.20 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 105.00 103.50 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 48.60 77.30 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 16.60 8.50 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index -8.60 17.80 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 5.00 3.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.45 0.05 2.78 -5.27 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -5.30 2.00 47.60 -59.90 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 54.20 52.60 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.56 2.42 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 464.96 377.46 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.30 16.40 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 2.21 6.77 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 102.00 119.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 764.00 3205.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 127.79 125.78 127.79 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change 4.85 3.55 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 788.00 789.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 75.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 22.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7428.00 7752.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.00 10.70 108.20 -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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.00 2.10 -2.00 1992 - 2019 percent Monthly
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