Table 6.—Real Change in Private Inventories

[Billions of chained (1996) dollars, seasonally adjusted at annual rates]

Level Change from preceding quarter
1998 1999 1999
IV I II III IV I II III IV
Change in private inventories70.750.114.038.068.7–20.6–36.124.030.7
Farm12.87.4.9–3.8–6.4–5.4–6.5–4.7–2.6
Nonfarm58.243.113.141.274.0–15.1–30.028.132.8
Manufacturing12.00–8.31.710.2–12.0–8.310.08.5
Durable goods6.81.8–6.61.83.8–5.0–8.48.42.0
Nondurable goods5.3–1.8–1.706.3–7.1.11.76.3
Wholesale trade17.29.511.125.116.7–7.71.614.0–8.4
Durable goods15.511.811.011.119.3–3.7–.8.18.2
Nondurable goods1.4–2.4.114.0–2.3–3.82.513.9–16.3
Retail trade15.517.55.914.142.12.0–11.68.228.0
Durable goods16.09.54.011.828.1–6.5–5.57.816.3
Of which: Motor vehicle dealers7.63.109.314.4–4.5–3.19.35.1
Nondurable goods–.38.01.92.514.38.3–6.1.611.8
Other13.615.74.1.13.92.1–11.6–4.03.8
Durable goods1.01.7–2.0–1.01.1.7–3.71.02.1
Nondurable goods12.614.06.31.12.81.4–7.7–5.21.7
Addenda:
Motor vehicles16.66.42.513.318.1–10.2–3.910.84.8
Autos12.91.7–7.93.37.7–11.2–9.611.24.4
Trucks3.94.59.29.49.9.64.7.2.5

NOTE.—See note to table 1 for an explanation of chained (1996) dollar series. Chained (1996) dollar levels and residuals are shown in NIPA tables 5.11 and 8.9B (motor vehicles).

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