Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted
|January to February 2015||February 2014 to February 2015|
|millions of dollars||millions of dollars||millions of dollars||% change1||% change1|
|Manufacturing sales (current dollars)||50,805||50,884||50,036||-1.7||-1.5|
|Manufacturing sales (2007 constant dollars)||45,246||46,491||45,323||-2.5||0.2|
|Manufacturing sales (current dollars) excluding motor vehicles, parts and accessories||44,338||43,720||43,672||-0.1||-1.5|
Percent change calculated at thousands of dollars for current dollars, and millions of dollars for constant dollars.
The inventory-to-sales ratio measures the time, in months, that would be required to exhaust inventories if sales were to remain at their current level.