Table 1 
Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted 

Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2020
July
2021r
August
2021p
July to August 2021 August 2020 to August 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change1% change1
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) 52,511 59,997 60,312 0.5 14.9
Manufacturing sales (2012 constant dollars) 49,097 49,295 49,613 0.6 1.1
Manufacturing sales (current dollars) excluding motor vehicles, parts and accessories 45,256 54,336 55,186 1.6 21.9
Inventories 85,674 94,221 96,186 2.1 12.3
Unfilled orders 95,206 93,494 93,757 0.3 -1.5
New orders 51,196 59,753 60,575 1.4 18.3
Inventory-to-sales ratio2 1.63 1.57 1.59 ... ...
r
revised
p
preliminary
...
not applicable
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