May Wholesaler Sales Rose 5.4% Over April, Down 16.2% YOY

Washington, DC, July 9, 2020-May 2020 sales of merchant wholesalers were $419.1 billion, up 5.4% from the revised April level, but were down 16.2% from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The March 2020 to April 2020 percent change was revised from the preliminary estimate of down 16.9% to down 16.4%.

Total inventories of merchant wholesalers were $642.5 billion at the end of May, down 1.2% from the revised April level. Total inventories were down 4.2% from the revised May 2019 level. The April 2020 to May 2020 percent change was unrevised from the advance estimate of down 1.2%.

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