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.