US Durable Goods Orders Rise More Than Expected on Aircrafts


In February of 2014, orders for long-lasting manufactured goods surged 2.2 percent over the previous month after contracting in the previous two months, boosted by aircraft orders.

January's figure was revised downwards to show a 1.3 percent drop.

Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.2 percent. Excluding defense, new orders rose 1.8 percent. 

Transportation equipment, also up following two consecutive monthly decreases, increased 6.9 percent, led by nondefense aircraft and parts. 

Shipments of manufactured durable goods in February, up following two consecutive monthly decreases (0.9 percent).

Nondefense new orders for capital goods in February rose 2.8 percent. 

US Durable Goods Orders Rise More Than Expected on Aircrafts


U.S. Census Bureau | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
3/26/2014 1:01:41 PM