Usa, scorte all'ingrosso salgono di 1,1% in giugno

venerdì 8 agosto 2008 16:06
 

 Aug 8 (Reuters) - Commerce Department report of wholesale
  inventories and sales, seasonally adjusted.   
(Percent Changes)        June    May  (Prev) June08/07
Inventories Total         1.1    0.9    0.8      9.5
  Durable Goods           0.6    0.8    0.8      6.2
Automotive             0.5   -0.3    0.1      8.9
Prof'l equip           0.2    1.6    1.7      6.6
Computer equip.       -1.2    3.5    3.5      8.7
Machinery             -0.3   -0.1   -0.1      6.2
  Nondurable Goods        1.8    1.0    0.7     15.1
Petroleum              8.3    0.8   -1.0     26.5
                      June    May  (Prev) June08/07
Sales Total               2.8    2.2    1.6     17.0
  Durable Goods           1.3    0.2   -0.2      9.0
Automotive            -4.7   -1.0   -0.1     -3.6
Prof'l equip           1.8   -0.5   -0.9      4.8
Computer equip.        3.4    0.7   -0.2      1.2
Machinery              2.7    0.7    0.2     15.7
  Nondurable Goods        4.1    4.0    3.2     24.3
Petroleum             12.7    9.9    7.5     68.0
(Billions of dlrs)       June      May   (Prev)   June'07
Inventories Total      435.85   431.27   430.96   398.13
  Durable Goods        266.40   264.76   264.91   250.89
Automotive           40.99    40.81    40.96    37.63
  Nondurables          169.45   166.51   166.04   147.23
(Billions of dlrs)       June      May   (Prev)   June'07
Sales Total            411.23   399.85   397.42   351.43
  Durable Goods        182.87   180.50   179.76   167.70
Automotive           25.18    26.43    26.68    26.11
  Nondurables          228.36   219.34   217.66   183.73
Stock-to-sales ratio     June      May   (Prev)   June'07
                      1.06     1.08     1.08     1.13
 FORECAST:
 Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:
 U.S. June wholesale inventories +0.6 pct
 NOTES/HISTORICAL COMPARISONS:
 The stock-to-sales ratio is a measure of how long it would
take to deplete inventories at the current sales pace.