New orders for produced products in August, down 2 successive months, reduced less than $0.1 billion or essentially the same to $548.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This followed a 1.0% reduction in July. Shipments, up seventeen of the last eighteen months, increased $2.7 billion or 0.5% to $547.9 billion. This followed a 0.9% July reduction.
New orders for produced resilient products in August, down 2 successive months, reduced $0.5 billion or 0.2% to $272.7 billion, the same from the formerly released reduction. This followed a 0.1% July reduction.
Shipments of produced resilient products in August, up fifteen of the last sixteen months, increased $2.2 billion or 0.8% to $272.2 billion, up from the formerly released 0.7% boost. This followed a 0.2% July boost. Inventories of produced resilient products, up nineteen successive months, increased $1.1 billion or 0.2% to $487.5 billion, the same from the formerly released boost. This followed a 0.2% July boost.
Read the Census release.