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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:
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, the Bureau of the Census :
For sale by the Subscriber Services Section (Publications), Bureau of the Census
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
June 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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General Note:
Latest issue consulted: July 2002.

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Preceded by:
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Manufacturers' shipments, inventories, and orders

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New orders of $49.4 billion for manufactured
products in June remained virtually unchanged
from the May level, after seasonal adjustment,
the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of


Commerce,


announced


today.


New orders for


durable goods registered a decline to $24.8
billion from $25.5 billion in May reflecting the


decreases


in the


transportation


and primary


metals industries which were only partially off-
set by the increase in electrical machinery. A
rise in new orders for nondurable goods to $24.6


billion


from


$23.9


billion


in May


decline in orders for durable goods.


nondurable
shipments.)


goods


industries,


offset


(For most


orders


equal


billion in May was primarily ruutable to in-
creases in sales of food, apparel, chemicals, and


petroleum products.


June shipments of durable


goods at $25.4 billion were virtually unchanged
from May shipments of $25.5 billion. The
increase in shipments of iron and steel products
was more than offset by the decrease in trans-


portation.


Other durable goods industries re-


ported minor changes from their May levels.

Unfilled orders of $80.3 billion held by durable
goods manufacturers at the end of June showed a
$600 million decrease from the end of May total.
The decrease reflected the reduced backlog as a
result of the decline in new orders in primary


metals


and transportation.


A small decline in


New orders for the machinery and equipment
industries rose to $5.2 billion in June, continuing


the mo


nthly


increases


which


began


in March.


Defense product industries decreased to $3.1
billion from $3.7 billion in May while consumer
durable goods industries increased to $2.1 billion
from the May level of $1.9 billion.

Manufacturers' shipments in June increased
for the second consecutive month to $50.0 billion
compared to $49.4 billion in May. Total inven-


stories held by all manufacturers


remained


at the May 31


no appreciable


on June


total of $84.5 billion.


change


in manufacturers'


inventories and an increase in shipments of $500
million, the inventory-shipments ratio fell for the


second


consecutive month from 1.71


in May to


shipments coupled with the decrease in backlog


resulted


in a decrease of the unfilled orders-


shipments ratio for durable goods from 3.58 in
May to 3.54 in June.

Inventories of durable goods increased slightly
from $55.0 billion in May to $55.2 billion in June
reflecting a rise in stocks in the transportation
sector which was only partially offset by a decline
in inventories in the primary metals sector.
Total inventories of nondurable goods manufac-
turers decreased generally to $29.3 billion from
the end of May total of $29.5 billion with signifi-
cant decreases in the food and apparel sectors,


Increases in durable stocks occurred in work-
in-process and materials and supplies as finished


1.69 in June.


goods decreased.


Nondurable stocks decreased


for materials


The increase in shipments ofnondurable goods
to a record high of $24.5 billion from $23.9


while


and supplies


work-in-process


and finished goods


stocks were essentially


unchanged.


rt


ores


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


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2 Table 1.--VALUE OF MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES, AND ORDERS, BY INDUSTRY GROUP


(Millions


of dollars)


Without seasonal Without seasonal
Seasonally adjusted adjustment1 Seasonally adjusted adjustment
Sesnal ajstdad justment a u mn
Industry group -u--
June May April June May June June May Apr i l June May June
1968 1968r 1968 1968 1968r 1967 1968p 1968r 1968 1968 1968r 1967


All manufacturing industries:
Total ..................... .
Total, excluding transportat


Durable goods industries, total.......;...
Stone, clay, and glass products...&.......
Primary metals, total.......,..........
Blast furnaces, steel mills.............
All other primary metals................
Fabricated metal products, total..........
Metal cans, barrels, and drums,.........
Machinery, except electrical, total.......
Engines and turbines....................
Farm machinery and equipment...........
Construction, mining, and material
handling equipment............*......
Ietalworking 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 durable goods industries.


Nondurable goods industries,
Food and kindred products,
Meat products...........


Tobacco
Textile


products..........
mill products.....


Paper and allied products,
Pulp, paper, etc...'.....


total.
total.


* C *
* 4***~~
ge, ,...


* C S
** *
.......

.* C C


Chemicals and allied products, total.


Industrial chemicals, except


pigmen


Petroleum and coal products...........
Rubber and plastics products, n.e.c...
All other nondurable goods industries.


All manufacturing industries:
Total ...........................
Total, excluding transportation.
Durable goods industries, total.........


Primary
Blast


metals, total ........
furnaces, steel mills.


Fabricated metal products.....
Machinery, except electrical,
Engines and turbines........


Construction, mining, and material
handling equipment...............
Metalworking machinery..............
General industrial machinery........
Electrical machinery, total...........
Electrical transmission and distribn


equipment and industrial apparatus.....
Household appliances, including radio
and TV .................................
Communication equipment.................
Transportation equipment, total...........
Aircraft, missiles, and parts...........
Aill n^th~r- mlr-,tla anrrb^ Snct-:t."rScs'


Shipments


24,538


49,420
42,507
25,483
1,030


23,937
8,358
2,002
439
1.798


23,114
8,076
1,839
427
1,735
2,074
963


24,900


23,462


Total inventories


55,218


10,475
741.
917


5,865
673
10,540
732
929

1,811
998
731
8,199

1,903

2,143
1,819
14,317
3,779
8,874
2,484
5,313

29,260
6,446
620


New orders Unfilled orders


24,774


25,541


83,473
46,416
80,292


6,958


80,936


12,113

3,438


83,067
46,689
79,765


12,159

3,473

616
4,541
36,378
31,241
C -t / 0


J.flflfll )Thl'1 I Vlit~ 2'' I J.cfl I


80,581


11,869

3,507

446
4,409
36,873
31,955
5-536


2,098
1,697
12,231
3,196
7,578
2,337
4,870

28,262
6,293
588


78,703
45,386
75,732


I J flOd


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total.


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Table 2.-VALUE OF MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES,


(Millions of dollars)


Industry


group


All manufacturing industries
Durable goods industries, total...
Nondurable goods industries, total


Industry groups arranged


, total..
.. ****t


market


categories:
Home goods and apparel..........
Consumer staples......... .......


Equipment and


defense


products, except


automotive..........................
Automotive equipment.................
Construction materials, supplies, and


intermediate


products...............


Other materials and supplies and
intermediate products................


Supplementary seri
Consumer durable


Defense


product


es:2
goods


industries.....


industries ....,.....


Machinery and equipment industries.....


All manufacturing industries, total..
Durable goods industries, total...,.......
Nondurable goods industries, total.........
Industry groups arranged by market
categories:
Home goods and apparel..................
Consumer staples........*............... .


Equipment and


defense


products, except


automotive...............................
Automotive equipment..................... .
Construction materials, supplies, and
intermediate products...................
Other materials and supplies and
intermediate products...................


Supplementary seri
Consumer durable


Defense


product


es:2
goods


industries.....


industries............


Machinery and equipment industries....


~Pre1iminary.


ventories


as of end


rRevised.
of month.


Seasonally


adjusted


Without


seasonal


adjustment1


Shipments


49.954


19,444


3,843

20.704


49,665


46,666


3400
A

18.236


Seasonally


adjusted


Without


seasonal


adjustment


Total inventories


84.525


84,505
54,977
29,528


85,184
55,812
29,372


9,170
10,964

21,643
4,688

6,827

31.892


4,876 4,8>_ 4,898 5,299 4,988 5,064 13,407 13,265 13,238 13,505 13,574 13,112

New orders Unfilled orders


49,396
24,774
24,622


5,185
10,738

6,808
4,398

3,449

18,818

2,091
3,123
5,188


1Shipments and new
2The composition of


orders


48,266


adjusted


these supplementary


51.600


48,596
25,109
23,487


4,208
10,356


4,630

3,404

18,235

1,874
4,367
5,132


83,473
80,292
3,181



2,068


}145,348'

7,248

28,809

1,569
37,197
18,591


84,052
80,876
3,176



1,889


45,057

7,136

29,970


83,067


18,676


for trading-day and calendar month variation; unfilled


series


83,813
80,581
3,232



1,833


44,915

7,294

29,771

1,314
37-153


orders


78,703


and in-


is as follows:


Consumer durable


goods


industries


- Household furniture; kitchen


appliances; ophthalmic


Defense product industries


goods,


watches,


a


- Communication equipment, complete


series


form
Machinery and equipment industries


includes


significant


articles


nd clocks;
aircraft,


and pottery;


cutlery,


and miscellaneous
aircraft parts, a


amounts of nondefense


handtools,


personal


and hardware;


goods.


no ordnance.


(Thus the


work in these industries and omits


Defense
defense


household

industries


ed in other industries.)


- Machinery,
electrical
electronic


except


electrical (excluding


machinery
components)


(excluding


farm machinery


household appliances,


ship building and


repairing,


and equipment and machine


communication
and railroad a


shops),


equipment and


nd street


car equipment.


Table 3.--MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS


, INVENTORIES, AND ORDERS MONTH-TO-MONTH AND LONG TERM PERCENT CHANGES


(Based


on seasonally adjusted data)


Item and industry group


Shipments:
All manufacturing industries..


Durable go
Nondurable


ods industries,


total.


goods industries,


Total inventories:
All manufacturing
New orders:


All manufacturing
Durable goods ind


total


industries......


industries........


ustries, tc


~ta1


Month-to-month-1968


+0.9


Average,


Average
rise


1962-1967


Average
decline


-0.2


Average


3 Months


monthly rates


6 Months


+0.1


of change


12 Months


. .>& -, .-- c. d I ,~.. I tt.C *1.,


work


per-


e


--*


., -L*


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T{b eo 4.--RATIO OF MANUFACTURER' INVENTORIES TO SHIPMENTS AND UNFILLED ORDERS TO SHIPMENTS, BY INDUSTRY GROUP


(Based


seasonally adjusted data)


Inven s spet rat-io ~ Unfilled orders shipments ratio
Inventories shipments ratio ( b.aclog)
monthss' backlog)
Industry group
June May April June June May April June
1968 1968 1968 1967 1968p 1968 1968 1967


All mantfactmrntg in Ltr iv-, total .............. .1.69 1.71 1.76 1.80 2.86 2.88 2.95 3.03

Durable goods industries, total.......................... 2.17 2.16 2.22 2.25 3.54 3.58 3.66 3.74
Stone, clay, and 1azs products......................... 1.79 1.75 1.67 2.00 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Primary tal ... ..................................... 1.73 1.82 1.90 2.16 1.49 1.69 1.76 1.70
Fabricated metals....................................... 2.44 2.44 2.39 2.47 3.43 3.45 3.36 3.37
Machinery, except electrical............................ 2.75 2.76 2.73 2.92 3.19 3.19 3.16 3.54
Electrical iachinvry.................................... 2.23 2.31 2.31 2.29 3.41 3.45 3.54 3.64
Transportation equipment................................ 2.14 2.03 2.24 1.89 8.34 8.37 8.87 8.10
Instruments and related products........................ 2.30 2.32 2.40 2.62 (HA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Nondu-rable ,oo ndustries., toLal........................ 1.19 1.23 1.26 1.31 0.49 0.47 0.50 0.50
Food ind kinvird, products............................... 0.79 0.83 0.85 0.87 (X) (X) (X) (X)
Tobacco proc uct ....................................... 5.50 5.48 5.61 5.40 (X) (X) (X) (X)
Textile mill products.................................. 1.87 1.86 1.92 1.98 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Paper anm allied products... ................... ......... ...1.09 1.09 1.11 1.28 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Chemicals ,rind allied products ........... .. .. ............. 1.50 1.57 1.56 1.63 (X) (X) (X) (X)
Petroleum and coal products ............................ 1.04 1.07 1.09 1.06 (X) (X) (X) (X)
Rubber and plastics products, n.e.c..................... 1.19 1.13 1.19 1.30 (X) (X) (X) (X)

PProliminary. (NA) Not available.
tRevised. (X) Not applicable.
Excludes the following industries with no unfilled order backlogs: Wooden containers; glass containers; metal cans, barrels and drums;
motor vehicle assembly operations; foods and related products; tobacco; apparel and related products; chemicals; petroleum and coal prod-
uct.s; and rubber and plastics products, n.e.c.




Table 5.--VALUE OF MANUFACTURERS' INVENTORIES, BY STAGE OF FABRICATION, BY INDUSTRY GROUP
(Millions of dollars)
Without seasonal Without seasonal
Seasonally adjusted itut. en Seasonally adjusted adjust
adjustment adjustment
InIdustry group 1
June May, April June Mayr June June Mayr April June May June
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1968p 1968 1968 1968p 1968 1967

Total Materials and supplies

All mtmufacturing industries, total... 84,515 84,505 83,956 85,059 85,184 80,608 26,281 26,138 25,856 26,057 25,977 25,031

Durable gous Inaustriks, total............. 55,218 54,977 54,754 55,799 55,812 52,346 15,629 15,454 15,282 15,608 15,428 14,454
Stone, clay, and glass products........... 1,821 1,806 1,775 1,834 1,848 1,860 583 581 582 577 574 569
Primadry metatls............................ 7,354 7,528 7,572 7,247 7,398 7,368 2,641 2,687 2,666 2,550 2,517 2,598
Machinery (electrical and nunelectrical).. 18,375 18,436 18,319 18,739 18,931 18,311 4,778 4,755 4,681 4,849 4,845 4,734
Trsnsportrtitn equipnt.......................... 14,322 14,025 14,071 14,317 14,158 12,231 2,906 2,775 2,762 2,838 2,811 2,276
All other durable goons industries ........ 13,346 13,182 13,017 13,662 13,477 12,576 4,721 4,656 4,591 4,794 4,681 4,277

N Chemicals and alliec proucts............. 5,572 5,634 5,550 5,534 5,548 5,345 1,978 2,009 1,977 1,962 1,967 1,944
P~>trul"um and coal products............... 2,030 2,010 1,996 2,025 1,992 1,913 399 387 379 402 399 379
Ru! tr and plastics products, n.e.c....... 1,471 1,472 1,481 1,481 1,487 1,424 406 400 389 403 395 420
All otter nondurable goods industry ies..... 20,224 20,412 20,175 20,220 20,345 19,580 7,869 7,888 7,829 7,682 7,788 7,834

Work in process Finished goods

All manufacturing industries, total... 30,273 29,869 30,039 30,506 30,524 28,293 27,961 28,498 28,061 28,496 28,683 27,284

D[>u le goo.s industries, toil............. 25,629 25,232 25,512 25,800 25,833 23,850 13,960 14,291 13,960 14,391 14,551 14,042
Stone, clay, and glass products........... 252 247 252 262 266 271 986 978 941 995 1,008 1,020
Primary met ,Is............................ 2,602 2,629 2,624 2,563 2,628 2,607 2,111 2,212 2,282 2,134 2,253 2,163
Macnin.ry ( lTctrical and nonelectrical).. 8,214 8,280 8,297 8,263 8,439 8,110 5,383 5,401 5,341 5,627 5,647 5,467
Transpr 'itat jn equipment................... 9,899 9,496 9,825 9,984 9,850 8,559 1,517 1,754 1,484 1,495 1,497 1,396
All other durab'le goods industries........ 4,662 4,580 4,514 4,728 4,650 4,303 3,963 3,946 3,912 4,140 4,146 3,996

Nondurabl" -ods industries, total......... 4,644 4,b37 4,527 4,706 4,691 4,443 14,001 14,207 14,101 14,105 14,132 13,242
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