Posted September 2, 2021

Manufactured goods orders rose in July

New orders for manufactured goods increased 0.4 percent in July to $508.1 billion.

This followed a 1.5 percent June increase.

Shipments increased 1.6 percent to $508.5 billion, following a 1.9 percent June increase. Unfilled orders increased 0.3 percent to $1,225.6 billion. This followed a 0.8 percent June increase. 

New orders for manufactured durable goods decreased 0.1 percent to $257.4 billion, unchanged from the previously published decrease. Transportation equipment drove the decrease, declining 2.1 percent to $75.3 billion.

New orders for manufactured nondurable goods increased 0.9 percent to $250.7 billion.

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