Merchant wholesalers inventories, by industry (monthly) (Seasonally adjusted)

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Merchant wholesalers inventories, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  November 2016 October 2017r November 2017p October 2017 to November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Wholesale Trade 75,554.6 82,073.5 81,105.6 -1.2 7.3
Farm product merchant wholesalers (exc. oilseed and grain) 213.8E 187.4 201.6 7.6 -5.7
Food, beverage and tobacco merchant wholesalers 8,033.9 8,415.1 8,512.1 1.2 6.0
Food merchant wholesalers 7,378.5 7,755.3 7,827.5 0.9 6.1
Beverage merchant wholesalers 435.6 417.5 436.4 4.5 0.2
Cigarette and tobacco product merchant wholesalers  219.7 242.3 248.2 2.5 13.0
Personal and household goods merchant wholesalers 13,327.4 14,424.6 14,105.7 -2.2 5.8
Textile, clothing and footwear merchant wholesalers  2,772.5 3,301.4E F ... ...
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance merchant wholesalers  913.5 1,077.4 1,052.2 -2.3 15.2
Home furnishings merchant wholesalers  1,202.5 1,306.8 1,261.7 -3.4 4.9
Personal goods merchant wholesalers.  1,602.3E 1,870.4 1,714.7 -8.3 7.0
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies merchant wholesalers  5,829.3 5,887.0 5,663.8 -3.8 -2.8
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries merchant wholesalers 1,007.2 981.6 1,046.5 6.6 3.9
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers 11,638.3 12,273.2 11,777.1 -4.0 1.2
Motor vehicle merchant wholesalers  6,835.4 7,302.6 6,898.8 -5.5 0.9
New motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers  4,723.8 4,889.0 4,799.0 -1.8 1.6
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers  79.2 81.5 79.3 -2.7 0.2
Building material and supplies merchant wholesalers 12,200.5 13,778.5 14,088.1 2.2 15.5
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers  3,721.3 4,065.5 4,064.9 0.0 9.2
Metal service centres 3,147.8 3,756.7 3,876.2 3.2 23.1
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies merchant wholesalers  5,331.4 5,956.3 6,147.0 3.2 15.3
Machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 21,706.5 23,553.0 22,766.4 -3.3 4.9
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers  5,612.0 6,229.8 5,832.9 -6.4 3.9
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 10,083.7 10,014.1 10,119.2 1.1 0.4
Computer and communications equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 2,103.8 2,302.7 2,272.3 -1.3 8.0
Other machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 3,907.1 5,006.4 4,541.9 -9.3 16.2
Miscellaneous merchant wholesalers 8,434.2 9,441.9 9,654.6 2.3 14.5
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers  706.5E 861.5E 914.6E 6.2 29.5
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product merchant wholesalers  745.6 784.2 801.3 2.2 7.5
Agricultural supplies merchant wholesalers 3,074.1 3,571.2 3,701.2 3.6 20.4
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product merchant wholesalers  1,416.6 1,318.6 1,336.0 1.3 -5.7
Other miscellaneous merchant wholesalers  2,491.5 2,906.4 2,901.5 -0.2 16.5

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