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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.

Advance Report Highlights

August 2021 Advance Report released September 27, 2021 at 8:30 A.M. EDT

Full Report Highlights

August 2021 Full Report released October 4, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. EDT

Benchmark Reports Highlights

Benchmark Reports released May 14, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. EDT

Summary of Revisions and Survey Information  Excel  [2.50mb]

Annual Benchmark Data and Benchmark Procedures  Excel  [5.80mb]

Trading Day Diagnostics  Excel  [1.96mb]

Seasonal Summary Measures  Excel  [1.90mb]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders | (301) 763-4832 Last Revised: October 12, 2021