Manufacturers’ and trade inventories in the US rose 0.1 percent from a month earlier in December 2019, rebounding from a 0.2 percent fall in November and matching market expectations. Stocks at manufacturers increased 0.5 percent (vs 0.3 percent in November), while those at retailers were flat (vs -0.9 percent in November). On the other hand, inventories at merchant wholesalers dropped 0.2 percent, after a 0.1 percent advance. Year-on-year, business inventories were up 2.2 percent in December. United States Business Inventories - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.
Business Inventories in the United States averaged 0.28 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1.30 percent in May of 1994 and a record low of -2 percent in December of 2008. This page provides - United States Business Inventories - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: U.S. Census Bureau
Business Inventories in the United States is expected to be 0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Inventories in the United States to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Business Inventories is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.