Merchant wholesalers inventories, by industry (unadjusted)

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Merchant wholesalers inventories, by industry (unadjusted)
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  unadjusted
  $ millions
Total wholesale trade 59,902.8 59,991.9 67,250.7 72,161.1 74,756.5
Farm product merchant wholesalers (exc. oilseed and grain) 164.7 215.0 225.8E 258.5 187.8
Food, beverage and tobacco merchant wholesalers 5,610.1 5,675.5 6,588.0 7,018.1 8,202.6
Food merchant wholesalers 5,087.2 5,114.3 5,960.6 6,422.6 7,482.3
Beverage merchant wholesalers 289.5 309.6 324.6 355.5 412.2
Cigarette and tobacco product merchant wholesalers 233.4 251.7 302.8 240.1 308.2
Personal and household goods merchant wholesalers 10,104.6 10,811.0 11,719.3 13,282.1 13,388.3
Textile, clothing and footwear merchant wholesalers 1,761.8 1,898.4 2,051.9 2,594.3 2,787.0E
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance merchant 702.5 681.6 732.3 826.0 924.6
Home furnishings merchant wholesalers 958.7 1,102.1 1,190.4 1,203.4 1,153.2
Personal goods merchant wholesalers 1,385.3 1,357.3 1,434.9 1,872.3 1,678.3
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies merchant wholesalers 4,645.7 5,019.8 5,622.3 5,973.9 5,884.9
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries merchant wholesalers 650.5 751.8 687.5 812.2 960.2
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant 7,853.2 7,362.5 8,788.9 10,163.4 11,315.4
Motor vehicle merchant wholesalers 4,140.7 3,949.0 4,864.3 5,881.7 6,615.0
New motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers 3,610.8 3,307.6 3,822.6 4,195.2 4,618.8
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers 101.6 105.9 102.0 86.6 81.6
Building material and supplies merchant wholesalers 11,264.5 11,113.7 12,295.9 12,029.2 12,094.6
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 3,089.4 3,108.6 3,163.4 3,572.9 3,727.9
Metal service centres 3,530.8 3,233.8 4,003.0 3,365.2 3,127.7
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies merchant wholesalers 4,644.3 4,771.3 5,129.5 5,091.1 5,239.0
Machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 17,540.0 17,193.5 19,223.9 20,386.7 21,075.6
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers 3,643.8 3,788.2 4,329.8 4,541.6 5,352.6
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 8,858.6 8,397.1 9,527.9 10,118.8 9,612.1
Computer and communications equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 1,846.6 1,631.5 1,860.4 1,929.8 2,305.5
Other machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 3,191.0 3,376.7 3,505.8 3,796.5 3,805.4
Miscellaneous merchant wholesalers 7,365.7 7,620.8 8,408.9 9,023.1 8,492.3
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 613.6 580.9 734.4 645.7 833.8E
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product merchant wholesalers 672.9 679.3 738.8 778.4 749.1
Agricultural supplies merchant wholesalers 2,700.5 3,002.7 3,375.3 3,652.6 3,121.7
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product merchant wholesalers 1,022.9 983.9 1,285.2 1,367.9 1,396.1
Other miscellaneous merchant wholesalers 2,355.9 2,374.0 2,275.2 2,578.5 2,391.6

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