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Latest Monthly Wholesale Trade Report

The January 2015 report was released on March 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Latest Monthly Wholesale Trade Report Excel [202kb]     PDF [169kb]

Monthly Wholesale Time Series Tables through January 2015:

  • January 1992 - present (Adjusted)    Excel [296kb]
  • January 1992 - present (Not Adjusted)    Excel [315kb]

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Latest Annual Wholesale Trade Report

The 2013 Annual Wholesale Trade Report summary of changes PDF [29KB] provides comparability with previous surveys.

Annual Wholesale Trade Survey - 2013:
  • Sales U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [56kb]
  • E-Commerce Sales of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [59kb]
  • Inventories of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [56kb]
  • Purchases and Gross Margins of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers, except MSBOs1 Excel [53kb]
  • Total Operating Expenses of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [64kb]
  • Revised 2012 Detailed Operating Expenses, of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers, except MSBOs1 Excel [55kb]
  • Sales, Commissions and Operating Expenses of AGBRs2 Excel [37kb]
  • Inventories Held Outside of the U.S. by U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [82kb]
Measures of Sampling Variability - 2013:
  • Sampling Variability for Sales of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [62kb]
  • Sampling Variability for E-Commerce Sales of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [62kb]
  • Sampling Variability for Inventories of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [62kb]
  • Sampling Variability for Purchases and Gross Margins of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers, except MSBOs1 Excel [62kb]
  • Sampling Variability for Total Operating Expenses of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [70kb]
  • Sampling Variability of Revised 2012 Detailed Operating Expenses of U.S. Merchant Wholesalers, except MSBOs1 Excel [61kb]
  • Sampling Variability for Sales and Commissions for AGBRs2 Excel [37kb]
  • Sampling Variability for Inventories Held Outside of the U.S. by U.S. Merchant Wholesalers Excel [95kb]

1 Manufacturers' Sales Branches and Offices
2 Agents, Brokers, and Electronic Markets


Announcements

Intention to Revise: Monthly Wholesale sales, inventories, and inventories/sales ratios will be revised based on the results of the 2013 Annual Wholesale Trade Survey and the preliminary results of the 2012 Economic Census. Revised not adjusted and corresponding adjusted estimates are scheduled to be released on our website on March 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

Now Available Online: Additional Historical Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Releases and Time Series! The "Monthly Historic Releases" page now contains archived pdf releases from 1936 through 2001 and excel files of corresponding seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) based time series estimates from 1967 through 2001.

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Release Schedule

The Upcoming Release Dates are below:

  • Monthly (February 2015) releases April 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Click here to access the 2014/2015 Release Schedule PDF [60 kb].
  • Annual (2013) was released on February 27, 2015.
  • Annual (2014) is schedule for release on February 26, 2016.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Service Sector Statistics Division | Last Revised: February 23, 2015