Table 1 
Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted 

Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted
  October
2017
September
2018r
October
2018p
September to October 2018 October 2017 to October 2018
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change1% change1
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) 53,929 58,318 58,247 -0.1 8.0
Manufacturing sales (2012 constant dollars) 51,155 52,982 53,078 0.2 3.8
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) excluding motor vehicles, parts and accessories 46,944 50,367 50,200 -0.3 6.9
Inventories 76,272 84,085 84,959 1.0 11.4
Unfilled orders 86,095 95,099 96,411 1.4 12.0
New orders 56,018 58,168 59,559 2.4 6.3
Inventory-to-sales ratio2 1.41 1.44 1.46 ... ...
r
revised
p
preliminary
...
not applicable
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