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Manufacturers: Inventories to Sales Ratio (MNFCTRIRNSA)

Observation:

Dec 2023: 1.49 (+ more)   Updated: Feb 15, 2024
Dec 2023:  1.49  
Nov 2023:  1.50  
Oct 2023:  1.45  
Sep 2023:  1.42  
Aug 2023:  1.40  
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Units:

Ratio,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly,
End of Period

NOTES

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales  

Units:  Ratio, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, End of Period

Notes:

The inventories to sales ratios show the relationship of the end-of-month values of inventory to the monthly sales. These ratios can be looked at as indications of the number of months of inventory that are on hand in relation to the sales for a month. For example, a ratio of 2.5 would indicate that manufacturers have enough merchandise on hand to cover two and a half months of sales.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Manufacturers: Inventories to Sales Ratio [MNFCTRIRNSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MNFCTRIRNSA, February 23, 2024.

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Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

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