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Latest Monthly Wholesale Trade Report

Statement Regarding COVID-19 Impact: The Census Bureau continues to monitor response and data quality and has determined that estimates in this release meet publication standards. For more information, see COVID-19 FAQs.

The December 2020 report was released on February 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Latest Monthly Wholesale Trade Report   PDF [244kb]     Excel [72kb]

Monthly Wholesale Time Series Tables through December 2020:

  • January 1992 - present (Adjusted)    Excel [152kb]
  • January 1992 - present (Not Adjusted)    Excel [160kb]
  • Estimates of Sampling Variability    Excel [41kb]

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Intention to Revise: Monthly Wholesale sales, inventories, and inventories/sales ratios will be revised based on the results of the 2019 Annual Wholesale Trade Survey and the results of the 2017 Economic Census. Revised not adjusted and corresponding adjusted estimates are tentatively scheduled to be released on our website on March 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

FRED Mobile App: Receive the latest updates on the nation's key economic indicators by downloading the FRED App for both Apple and Android devices. FRED, the signature database of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, now incorporates the Census Bureau's 13 economic indicators.

New: The Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS) is no longer shared with the Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey (MWTS) on the U.S. Census Bureau website. Please update your bookmarks to the link embedded above.

API: The URL for the economic indicators data in the Census Bureau API (Application Programming Interface ) has been updated to add /timeseries/. Examples can be found on the Developers' webpage.

Release Schedule

The January 2021 Monthly Wholesale Trade Report is scheduled for release on March 8, 2021. Click here to access the 2020/2021 Release Schedule PDF [72 kb].

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Indicators Division | Last Revised: February 22, 2021