Table 1 
Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted 

Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2017
August
2018r
September
2018p
August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 2018
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change1% change1
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) 54,233 58,378 58,481 0.2 7.8
Manufacturing sales (2012 constant dollars) 52,007 53,043 52,970 -0.1 1.9
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) excluding motor vehicles, parts and accessories 46,776 50,803 50,556 -0.5 8.1
Inventories 74,973 83,851 84,128 0.3 12.2
Unfilled orders 84,006 94,699 95,048 0.4 13.1
New orders 53,166 59,036 58,830 -0.3 10.7
Inventory-to-sales ratio2 1.38 1.44 1.44 ... ...
r
revised
p
preliminary
...
not applicable
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