Distrib. Trade Sales & Manu. Shipments Up 0.3% in April

Washington, DC, June 18, 2024-The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for April was estimated at $1,862.4 billion, up 0.3% from March 2024 and was up 2.2% from April 2023, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories for April were estimated at an end-of-month level of $2,545.2 billion, up 0.3% from March 2024 and were up 1.0% from April 2023.

The total business inventories/sales ratio based on seasonally adjusted data at the end of April was 1.37. The April 2023 ratio was 1.38.

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