Wholesale inventories in the US increased 1.3% mom in May of 2021, higher than initial estimates of a 1.1% rise and compared with an upwardly revised 1.1% gain in April. Inventories increased for durables (1.2% vs 0.7% in April), namely lumber (7.6% vs 1.5%), metals (2.4% vs 2.3%) and furniture (2.4% vs 2.5%). Inventories were also higher for nondurables (1.5% vs 1.7%), namely drugs (2.3% vs -0.2%). source: U.S. Census Bureau
Wholesale Inventories in the United States averaged 0.38 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 July of 2021.
Wholesale Inventories in the United States is expected to be 0.60 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.