New orders for produced resilient items in November, down following 3 successive month-to-month boosts, reduced $5.8 billion or 2.1% to $270.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed today. This followed a 0.7% October boost. Excluding transport, brand-new orders increased 0.2%. Excluding defense, brand-new orders reduced 2.6%. Transportation devices, down following 3 successive month-to-month boosts, drove the reduction, reducing by $6.1 billion or 6.3% to $91.3 billion.
Shipments of produced resilient items in November, up eighteen of the last nineteen months, increased $0.6 billion or 0.2% to $275.9 billion. This followed a 0.4% October boost.
Inventories of produced resilient items in November, up twenty-two successive months, increased $0.4 billion or 0.1% to $489.7 billion. This followed a 0.1% October boost.
Read the Census release.