Table 3 
Wholesale merchants' inventories by industry – Seasonally adjusted 

Wholesale merchants' inventories by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  July
2020
June
2021r
July
2021p
June to July 2021 July 2020 to July 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale inventories 90,042 95,103 95,703 0.6 6.3
Farm product 200 241 252 4.7 25.9
Food, beverage and tobacco 9,472 10,940 10,938 -0.0 15.5
Food 8,332 9,604 9,587 -0.2 15.1
Beverage 563 692 725 4.8 28.9
Cigarette and tobacco product 409 377 368 -2.5 -10.1
Cannabis 168 265 257 -3.0 53.5
Personal and household goods 15,951 16,145 16,196 0.3 1.5
Textile, clothing and footwear 3,599 3,270E 3,330E 1.8 -7.5
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 759 956 962 0.6 26.7
Home furnishings 1,382 1,447 1,431 -1.1 3.6
Personal goods 1,926 1,857 1,887 1.6 -2.0
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 7,231 7,533 7,475 -0.8 3.4
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 1,054 1,082 1,110 2.6 5.3
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories 12,139 11,890 11,392 -4.2 -6.2
Motor vehicle 7,496 6,762 6,489 -4.0 -13.4
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 4,555 5,029 4,797 -4.6 5.3
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories F F F F F
Building material and supplies 14,496 16,781 17,386 3.6 19.9
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 4,087 4,538 4,680 3.1 14.5
Metal service centres 3,996 3,922 4,342 10.7 8.6
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 6,413 8,322 8,364 0.5 30.4
Machinery, equipment and supplies 26,126 26,424 26,774 1.3 2.5
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 5,717 5,495 5,459 -0.6 -4.5
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 12,145 11,753 12,164 3.5 0.2
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 2,661 3,258 3,176 -2.5 19.4
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 5,603 5,918 5,974 0.9 6.6
Miscellaneous 11,658 12,682 12,766 0.7 9.5
Recyclable material 928E 1,334 1,376 3.2 48.3
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 1,005 1,088 1,108 1.9 10.3
Agricultural supplies 4,745 4,965 5,125 3.2 8.0
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 1,539 1,486 1,470 -1.0 -4.5
Other miscellaneous 3,440 3,810 3,686 -3.3 7.1
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.
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