Distibutor Sales & Manu Shipments Up 0.1% in March

Washington, DC, June 15, 2023-The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for April was estimated at $1,821.6 billion, up 0.1% from March 2023, but was down 1.3% from April 2022, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories for April were estimated at an end-of-month level of $2,543.8 billion, up 0.2% from March 2023 and were up 5.2% from April 2022.

The total business inventories/sales ratio based on seasonally adjusted data at the end of April was 1.40. The April 2022 ratio was 1.31.

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