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Manufacturers: Inventories to Sales Ratio (MNFCTRIRSA)

Observation:

Sep 2018: 1.33  
Updated: Nov 15, 2018

Units:

Ratio,
Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly
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NOTES

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census  

Release: Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales  

Units:  Ratio, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

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. Bureau of the Census, Manufacturers: Inventories to Sales Ratio [MNFCTRIRSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MNFCTRIRSA, December 10, 2018.

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