Table 3 
Wholesale merchants' inventories by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Wholesale merchants' inventories by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2019
June
2020r
July
2020p
June to July 2020 July 2019 to July 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale inventories 93,065 90,458 90,062 -0.4 -3.2
Farm product 174 199 193 -2.8 10.8
Food, beverage and tobacco 9,273 9,240 9,235 -0.1 -0.4
Food 8,250 8,147 8,139 -0.1 -1.4
Beverage 558 533 551 3.3 -1.4
Cigarette and tobacco product 265 376 378 0.4 42.5
Cannabis 199 183 168 -8.6 -15.8
Personal and household goods 15,661 15,424 16,105 4.4 2.8
Textile, clothing and footwear 3,047 3,440 3,452 0.4 13.3
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 1,181 843 814 -3.3 -31.0
Home furnishings 1,534 1,307 1,392 6.5 -9.3
Personal goods 2,388 1,738 2,027E 16.7 -15.1
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 6,439 7,069 7,296 3.2 13.3
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 1,073 1,027E 1,123E 9.3 4.6
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories 13,191 12,514 12,136 -3.0 -8.0
Motor vehicle 7,884 7,633 7,401 -3.0 -6.1
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 5,205 4,802 4,642 -3.3 -10.8
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories F F F F F
Building material and supplies 15,653 14,460 14,390 -0.5 -8.1
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 4,282 4,175 4,039 -3.2 -5.7
Metal service centres 4,488 4,181 3,912 -6.4 -12.8
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 6,883 6,104 6,439 5.5 -6.5
Machinery, equipment and supplies 27,204 26,658 26,004 -2.5 -4.4
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 7,066 5,779 5,710 -1.2 -19.2
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 12,826 12,918 12,156 -5.9 -5.2
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 2,554 2,606 2,644 1.4 3.5
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 4,758 5,356 5,494 2.6 15.5
Miscellaneous 11,907 11,964 12,000 0.3 0.8
Recyclable material 857E 993 901E -9.2 5.1
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 930 1,023 1,000 -2.2 7.5
Agricultural supplies 5,087 5,045 5,101 1.1 0.3
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 1,601 1,560 1,556 -0.3 -2.8
Other miscellaneous 3,432 3,344 3,441 2.9 0.3
r
revised
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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