Wholesale inventories in the US increased 1.3 percent month-over-month to $693.6 billion in March of 2021, slightly less than initial estimates of a 1.4 percent rise. Inventories rose for both durables (1.2 percent) and nondurables (1.4 percent). Biggest gains were seen for furniture (3.4 percent), lumber (2.8 percent) and apparel (2.7 percent). Inventories for autos surged 1 percent and drugs 1.9 percent while those for machinery were unchanged. Year-on-year, wholesale inventories were up 4.5 percent. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Wholesale Inventories in the United States averaged 0.37 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2.10 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -1.90 percent in March of 2009. This page provides - United States Wholesale Inventories - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Wholesale Inventories - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Wholesale Inventories 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 Wholesale Inventories in the United States to stand at 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Wholesale Inventories is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Wholesale Inventories

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 0.90 2.10 -1.90 1992 - 2021 percent Monthly
Current Prices, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-26 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv Feb 0.5% 1.4% 0.8%
2021-04-09 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Feb 0.6% 1.4% 0.5% 0.5%
2021-04-28 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv Mar 1.4% 0.9% 0.4%
2021-05-07 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Mar 1.3% 0.9% 1.4% 1.4%
2021-05-28 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv Apr 1.3%
2021-06-09 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Apr
2021-06-24 12:30 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM Adv May
2021-07-09 02:00 PM Wholesale Inventories MoM May


News Stream
US Wholesale Inventories Revised Slightly Lower
Wholesale inventories in the US increased 1.3 percent month-over-month to $693.6 billion in March of 2021, slightly less than initial estimates of a 1.4 percent rise. Inventories rose for both durables (1.2 percent) and nondurables (1.4 percent). Biggest gains were seen for furniture (3.4 percent), lumber (2.8 percent) and apparel (2.7 percent). Inventories for autos surged 1 percent and drugs 1.9 percent while those for machinery were unchanged. Year-on-year, wholesale inventories were up 4.5 percent.
2021-05-07
US Wholesale Inventories Rise 1.4% in March
Wholesale inventories in the US increased 1.4 percent from the previous month in March 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent growth in February, a preliminary estimate showed. Nondurable goods stocks rose 1.6 percent (vs 1.2 percent in February) and durable goods inventories were up 1.2 percent (vs 0.6 percent in February). On a yearly basis, wholesale inventories advanced 4.5 percent in March.
2021-04-28
US Wholesale Inventories Revised Higher
Wholesale inventories in the US increased 0.6 percent from a month earlier in February of 2021, after a 1.4 percent rise in January and above a preliminary estimate of a 0.5 percent advance. It was the seventh consecutive month of gains in wholesale inventories. Nondurable goods stocks rose 1.1 percent (vs 1.7 percent in January) and durable goods inventories were up 0.3 percent (vs 1.3 percent in January). On a yearly basis, wholesale inventories advanced 2 percent in February.
2021-04-09
US Wholesale Inventories Rise at Slower Pace in February
Wholesale inventories in the US increased 0.5 percent from the previous month in February of 2021, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent rise in the previous month, a preliminary estimate showed. Nondurable goods stocks rose 0.8 percent (vs 1.5 percent in January) and durable goods inventories were up 0.2 percent (vs 1.3 percent in January). On a yearly basis, wholesale inventories advanced 1.8 percent in February.
2021-03-26

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.