Distributive Trade Sales & Manufacturer Shipment Roes 2.1% in Oct.

Washington, DC, December 15, 2021-The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for October was estimated at $1,709.1 billion, up 2.1% from September 2021 and up 16.7% from October 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturers’ and trade inventories for October were estimated at an end-of-month level of $2,127.5 billion, up 1.2% from September 2021 and up 7.8% from October 2020.

The total business inventories/sales ratio based on seasonally adjusted data at the end of October was 1.24. The October 2020 ratio was 1.35.

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