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Title:
Current industrial reports
Portion of title:
Manufacturers' shipments, inventories, and orders
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Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Bureau of the Census. -- Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Branch
United States -- Bureau of the Census
Publisher:
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Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
February 1968
Publication Date:
Frequency:
monthly, with annual summary[1976-]
monthly[ former 1963-1975]
monthly
normalized irregular

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Manufacturing industries -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Inventories -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Oct. 1963-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Some annual summaries issued in revised editions.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Each annual summary cumulates previous issues for a period of prior years, i.e., annual summaries for <1976>-197 cumulate from 1958.
Issuing Body:
Prepared by: Bureau of the Census, Industry Division, Manufactures' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Branch, 1963-1964; issued by: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, <2000->
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Latest issue consulted: July 2002.

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Preceded by:
Industry survey
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Manufacturers' shipments, inventories, and orders

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orders of


billion for manufactured


products in February showed virtually no change
from January orders of $47.6 billion after seasonal


adjustment the Bureau of the Census, U.S.


ment


of Commerce,


announced


preciable change occurred


today.


Depart-
No ap-


in orders at the total


The d


$24.7
billion


ecrease


billion


shipments


from


was attributable


of durable goods


the January


of $25.2


to moderate declines


most major industry groups although an increase


was recorded
primary metals


by the steel
industry.


segment of the


level


for either the durable or nondurable cornm-


ponents of manufacturing.


Nondurable goods producers


reported a decrease


in shipments for February at $22.8 billion compared


New orders for the defense products industry


with $22.9 billion in January.


All nondurable goods


.increased


million


to $3.7 billion,


whereas


industries


remained near their January levels.


orders in the machinery and equipment industries


declined


more


billion.


than $300 million in


February to


In the durables sector generally,


Unfilled orders of $79.3 billion held by durable
goods manufacturers at the end of February showed


significant increases in bookings for steel mill
products and electrical machinery more than offset
a substantial decrease in nonelectrical machinery
and the moderate decreases in other durable goods
industries.


a slight
$79.1 bi


increase


million.


from the end of January level


Steel mill backlog increased


stantially and more than offset


the small decreases


recorded by most durable goods industries.


Inventories


of durable


goods


increased


Manufacturers'


creased
compared


a $47.5
to $48.1


shipments


billion,
billion


February


seasonally
in January.


adjusted,
Unfilled


orders at $82.6 billion as of the end of February


increased approximately $200 m


million from the end


million toa levelof $54.1 billion. Glass and primary
metals reported decreases as other major durable


industry groups reported


inventory


levels.


occurred for all


Smal
stages


increases in their total


I


increases


stocks


of fabrication at the total


of January


level.


Seasonally adjusted inventories


durable goods


level.


held by manufacturers at the end of February also
increased to $82.9 billion from $82.6 billion at the


Stocks of nondurable good


s at the end of February


end of January.


The inventory-shipments


ratio


increased for the second consecutive month to


were


virtually


unchanged


at $28.8


billion.


major industry groups reported only minor seasonal


after having declined for


several


months.


over


last month.


For sale by the Bureau of the Census.


Washington.


Inquiries concerning these figures should be addressed to
the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census,
Industry Division, Washington, D.C. 20233.


20233








Table 1.--VALUE OF MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES, AND ORDERS, BT INDUSTRY GROUP
(Millions of dollars)
Without seasonal Without seasonal
Seasonally adjusted adjustmenti Seasonally adjusted adjustment
;~rxidustry
Feb. Jan. Dec. Feb Jan. Feb. Feb. Jan. Dec. Feb. Jan, Feb.
\ "1968 1968 1967 196 1968r 1967 1968 1968r 1967 1968 1968 1967


All manufacturing industries:
Total ....................e i .
iotal, excluding transportaso .


Durabg
Ston


industries,
and tlass


total..,..
products... ..


-
imary metals, toal......... .
Blast furnaces, steel miz -.....
All other primary meta4 .
bricated metal products ^ l....
Metal cans, barrel2s- d drums....


Machinery, except


electrical, total..


Engines and turbines...............
Farm machinery and equipment.......
Construction, mining, and material
handling equipment..............
Metalworking machinery.............
General industrial machinery.......
Electrical machinery, total..........


Electrical


transmission


and distribution


equipment and industrial apparatus....
Household appliances, including radio


and TV ..........................
Communication equipment.......-.
Transportation equipment, total....
Motor vehicles and parts.........
Aircraft, missiles and parts.....
Instruments and related products...


All other durab


Nondurable


le goods i

industries


N. .
. .. .


... ....
* 9 .*


industries.


Food and kindred products, total......
Meat products......................


Tobacco


products..........


Textile mill products.....


9**-*~*~ ~9*~*t~
* 9 9 9 9 *


Paper and allied products, total........
Pulp, paper, etc......................
Chemicals and allied products, total....
Industrial chemicals, except pigments.
Petroleum and coal products.............


Rubber and plastics products,


All other nondurable


n.e.c....


industries..


All manufacturing industries:
Total....................e........
Total, excluding transportation..


Durable


goods industries, total.........


Primary metals,


Blast furnaces, steel mills.............
Fabricated metal products.................
Machinery, except electrical, total.......
Engines and turbines ....................
Construction, mining, and material
handling equipment......................
Metalworking machinery..................
General industrial machinery............
Electrical machinery, total...............
Electrical transmission and distribution
equipment and industrial apparatus.....
Household appliances, including radio
and TV.................................
Communication equipment.................
Transportation equipment, total...........


Aircraft,


missiles


All other durable


Nondurable


-~ 9


and parts............
ds industries9........


goods industries, total.....


Shipments


47,479
41,075
24,667
1,101
3,774
2,091
1,683
2,363
236
3,831
314
335

628
263
299
3.470


968
2,756

22,812
7,875
1,758
436
1,712
2,000
944
3,909
1,228
1,792
1,149
3.939


47,714
41,308
24,817
4,314
2,584
2,238
3,574
234

565
223
285
3,530

747

865
902
6,406
2,448
4,755

22,897


48,133
41,385
25,227
1,140
3,732
2,019
1,713
2,385
359
3,852
267
338

683
281
316.
3,586

740

875
868
6,748
3,839
2,464
1,043
2,741

22,906
71 rbdn


4,741

22,857


2,351
312
3,996
274
395

745
294
319
3,596

704

934
818


26,492


23,168


304
3,553

748

848
855
6,789
3,938
2,421
970
2,679

23,197
8,010
1,826
412
1,710
2,039
973


48,902
42,396
25,583
4,609
2,761
2,267
3,988
310


44,977
38,354
23,335
903
3,610
1,987
1,623
2,123
290
3,493
246
316

592
238
280
3,257

660

779
772


45,757
39,025
24,107
4,340
2,657
2,236
3,605


44,598
38,512
23,062
864
3,748
1,876
1,872
2,121
222
3,626
256
381

634
268
286
3,419

720

805
771
6,086
3,653
1,965
806
2,392

21,536
7,490
1,703
398
1,515
1,891
889


44,595
38,643
23,117
3,674
1,916
2,242
3,674
366

625
235
282
3,470

774

778
747
5,952
2,104
4,105

21-478


5


1


Total inventories


2,862
9,173
4,070
1,775
7,529
4,334
3,195
5,366
543
0,352
712,


13,689
3,770
8,314
2,402
5,096

28,792
6,781
600


53,742
1,795
7,547
4,335
3,212
5,313
549
10,338
723
937

1,739
1,015
711
7,881

1,853

2,050
1,699
13,494
3,718
8,231
2,375
4,999

28,829
6.755


82,425
68,915


1,789
7,519
4,318
3,201
5,368
579
10,495
709
936

1,765
1,017
757
7,869

1,866

2,021
1,683
13,510
3,653
8,271
2,395
4,985

28,495
6,561
608


83,302
69,522
54,280
1,815
7,586
4,360
3,226


10,501
714
984

1,804
1,027
726.
7,790

1,863

2,006
1,706
13,780
3,849
8,317


53,527,


7,645
4,422
3,223
5,201
5 ".03

10,361

961

1,.772
1,018
713
7,709

1,&47

1,970
1,681


79,523
67,519










7,729
4*161
3,068''/
5 *j245yi'
489** '
10.*l^s^,26



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1,00''5BI
1 s.^-3:'' '
1,00a5:.
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1,653


* 2,208e
* 4.-,715M


@L~8

'~ 2 51B
'3O9~
I
I 2,26B
875
I 5,30~
1,685


186r


tim Liled *?rJEr


82,602
47,903
79,291
7,347
4,292
6,887
12,324
3,894

1,637
1,514
976
12,386

3,544

545
4,642
34,699
29,774
5,648

3,311


82,368
47,670
79,141
6,808
3,800
7,084
12,581
3,973

1,700
1,554
990


12,326

3,515

515
4,578
34,698
29,596


82,872
47,988
79,597
6,527
,3,497
7,012
12,626
3,937
1,705
1,667
974
12,577

3.497


83,026
48,115
79,763
7,765
4,657
6,851
12,443
3,920

1,684
1,552
975
12,238

3,501

524
4,619
34,911
29,831
5,555

3,263
-i -ra


*82,405
47,212
79,265
7,068
4,073,
6,846
12,438
3,9214
1,681
1, 50
964
12,1

3, Z4d

485
4, ,l
35,193
30,00?

5,556
3.1i")


46,22.
3,261

673
2,0.1



7?35
32,379
26.566


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Table 4.-RATIO


OF MANUFACTURERS' INVENTOIES TO SHIPNEWS AND UNFILUD ORDERS TO SHIPISt, BW I)EBE GROUP


(Based


on seasonally


adjusted


Indust~


All manufacturing


Durable
Stone,


goods industries


group


industries

, total..


clay, and glass products
metals ..,-......... ..


Fabricated -etals..............


Machinery, exce
Electrical mach
Transportation
Instruments and


Nondurable


s


pt


inery............
equipment .........


related


goods industries


Food and kindred


Tobacco p
Textile m
Paper and
Chemicals
Petroleum
Rubber an


products.

s, total.


products....


products .............
ill products........


allied


products ....


and allied


products


and coal products ..


I plastics


ifif
if i i
if if f
if i i
i i i i
if if i


products,


total.....


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2.92


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mac,


Feb.
i967



3.01

3.68

(HA)
1.73
3.14
3.59
3.72
8.29
(NA)

0.56


PPreliminary.
rRevised.
-Excludes the
motor vehicle as


ucts;


and rubber


(NA) Not available.
(X) Not applicable.


following industry
sembly operations;
Sand plastics prod


ies


with


no unfiled


order backlogs:


foods and related products;
ucts, n.e.e.


tobacco :


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:ttU


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and druim,


Tretr:ieu u a3d coal prod-


Table 5.--VALIE


OF MANUFACTURERS' DIVENIOR~~


- -~-LL Lit I"~SiL&i1ON


~! DL&lfl I4tJUk


(Minsnn5


*J:t2~rE


-- ..-_-.------:-:.-: :.-----.:t------- *iL'---l sease.a-
t -- --- --- -um|t

Feb. Jan. Dee. Feb. Jan. 0- -,, ,__*. ""* FEb. Jan. Feb.
______9_________ 96196 j196? 196 196? ___7 ____ 1-'7 19io 196t 1967

Total Ek-- -tr ai u.t jppLies


All manufacturing industries, total... 82,862 82,571 82,425 83,3CQ a..,:;. 9,5:13 L5,30.n6 ;5.*3. 2i.353 25,480 5,505 25,588

Durable goods industries, total............. 54,070 53,742 53,930 A,230 53.j2.r 51,- 1i,876 -.,:) 1-,9C& 1i,757 14,694 14,738

Stone, elay, and glass products......... 1,775 1,795 1,789 1,E15 i.:" T 57G 50: 5c? 575 566 559
Primary metals............ .............. 7,529 7,547 7,519 7,536 ":,r>-i 7, ,i' 2,577 -,5'3 -,t,'- :,505- 2,(K 2,568
1a&cminery electricall and nonelectrical).. 18,213 18,219 18,364 1?,:'9! ia..0 _,1,u-r 4,59. -.--:: -,735 ,,59 ,567 4,881
Transportation equipment.................. 13,689 13,494 13,510 L".78'u u.-7- 17,,,.,- L,692 1,s.-: ...Si ?,69i 2,647 2,519
All other durable goods industries....... 12,864 12,687 12,748 12,?$ 15.:3- i.i-SE A,1ai -.3>- 4.-Lt 4,17 *,310 4,211

Nondurable goods industries, total.....-. 28,792 t.x..-1* i:.- "- ..'r c..Ai c .. -9 10,'30 IL ,53 I:'.-- 10,723 10,811 10,50 .
Chemicals and allied products............. 5?469 -, 7 3.-1 1,c..;* ^,>cE 3,3>:*5 3,1^^ 1,9j;' i,996 2,003 1,902
Petroleum and coal products.............. 1,995 -,:aE I..'. 1,9:I 1.9% 3- 0 *"9..a 39 36? 370 361
Rubber and plastics products, n.e.e....... 1,420 1,-_'* 1,t48 l.-- i,- 3-0 3 33 376 394 392
All other nondurable goods industries..... 19,908 i-." -'9,1:.!. :i.,':,0X :,...,' r,';5 7,73I ..'c 7.7-9 7,989 8,044 8,195

-"* _.'i *r e -a; F-- :- -*- w.


All manufacturing industries, total... 29,676 *.-- '*,-_., 29,'.33: '?,-'5 7...31 27,6880 ...9c 2',3c7 2-7,990 27,700 26,504

Durable goods industries, total........... 25,122 -..'-. ;5,,97: -S,I-3' .-*-. 31 2-..f7 14,07? l-..*-3 3.,9-f- 17',241 1,0a 13,419
Stone, elay, and glass woducts........... --- ----.- -- --8 7 :.. 935 c.5 9rL 962 976 1,013
Primary- rtals............................ 2s668 ;,ri :.2.: L.7t-5 ;. .-',:'B ;.1,c ,173 2,336 2,283 2,096
1Mchinery (electrical and nonelectrical).. 8,238 -. .-: 2.-- 8.-.1i -:...- f.:-13 5,379 5.2-3.- 5,-1. 5,-- -7 5.297 5,142
Transportation equipment.................. 9,492 ,.;.:.f -.,- -,53 '- .a'. ...'.* 1,5 i.5 I.--"'. 1.-.*3 1,536 1,509 1,402
Al other durable goods industries........ 4,454 -."'. -..-3: -.3?i -..**'7 -..i- 3,969 3.?-j3 J.f.? ,,0.0 3,937 3,766

ondurable goods industries, total-..... ... 4,554 4,573 4, to 4,550 4,)? 4, i4 "_3, Ci. I3.W-3 L3,--5 3,79 13,698 13,085
Chemicals and allied products............ 835 841 833 836 840 761 2,68A3 2..i ..2., -5 ,?O 2,725 2,641
f --.--. -! -- -...... ... .. ?r 3 ,186 -.-i i.flc 1._.36 1,174 1,108
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electrical...........


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