September 2012 business inventories were $1,612.9 billion, up 0.7 percent from August and up 6.2 percent from September 2011. Sales were $1,263.9 billion, up 1.4 percent from August and up 4.4 percent from September 2011.
Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales, also known as “business inventories,” is a monthly report released by the Economics & Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, from data gathered by the Census Bureau of the dollar value of product inventories held by manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers.
Chris Bryant, MBA, RFC® is CEO of Bryant Wealth Management, Inc.
Chris Bryant is an American financial advisor.