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Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, & Orders

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The Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey provides broad-based, monthly statistical data on economic conditions in the domestic manufacturing sector. The survey measures current industrial activity and provides an indication of future business trends.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders | (301) 763-4832 Last Revised: February 22, 2021