Manufacturing And Trade Sales Increased 0.8% In July

The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for July, adjusted for seasonal and trading-day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1.360 trillion. That is up 0.8% from June and up 5.3% from a year ago.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories were estimated at an end-of-month level of $1.750 trillion. That is up 0.4% from June and up 5.9% from a year ago.

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Sales SPlit

The total business inventories-to-sales ratio at the end of July was 1.287, down from 1.291 in June. The July 2013 ratio was 1.278.

Inventory Ratio

Distributive Trade Sales And Manufacturers’ Shipments Increase 0.3% In June

The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for June, adjusted for seasonal and trading-day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1.3467 trillion. That is up 0.3% from May and up 4.7% from a year ago.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories were estimated at an end-of-month level of $1.7431 trillion. That is up 0.4% from May and up 5.8% from a year ago.

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The total business inventories-to-sales ratio based on seasonally adjusted data at the end of June  was 1.294, unchanged from May. The June 2013 ratio was 1.281.

Trade Sales Inventory