Distributive Trade Sales & Manu. Shipments Up 1.1% in September

Washington, DC, November 15, 2023-The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for September was estimated at $1,879.3 billion, up 1.1% from August 2023 and was up 1.6% from September 2022, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories for September were estimated at an end-of-month level of $2,559.2 billion, up 0.4% from August 2023 and were up 1.3% from September 2022.

The total business inventories/sales ratio based on seasonally adjusted data at the end of September was 1.36. The September 2022 ratio was 1.37.

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