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Release for: February 2018
Source: U.S. Commerce Department
Data in millions of U.S. dollars, seasonally adjusted
                           Levels:                     Pct chg:
                             Feb-18   Jan-18   Dec-17   Feb-18 Jan-18 Dec-17
New Orders:
 Total                      247718   240269   249067      3.1   -3.5    2.7
  (previous)                                                    -3.6    2.7
 Ex-Trans                   164224   162279   162596      1.2   -0.2    0.8
 Ex-Defense                 235034   229311   235191      2.5   -2.5    2.2
 Transportation              83494    77990    86471      7.1   -9.8    6.6
 Capital Goods               88049    83193    87328      5.8   -4.7    1.7
 Non-Def Cap Goods           77369    74028    74876      4.5   -1.1   -0.3
  Ex Aircraft                67831    66659    66929      1.8   -0.4   -0.5
 Defense Cap Goods           10680     9165    12452     16.5  -26.4   16.2
 Civ. Aircraft Cap Goods*     9538     7369     7947     29.4   -7.3    1.1
 Ex Def. Cap,Nondef Air*    223925   220656   222129      1.5   -0.7    1.3
 Ex Def. Cap, Civ Air*      227500   223735   228668      1.7   -2.2    2.1
Inventories:
 Total                      410570   409000   407477      0.4    0.4    0.5
 Ex-Trans                   277889   277063   276320      0.3    0.3    0.5
 Ex-Defense                 383209   381670   379947      0.4    0.5    0.5
 Transportation             132681   131937   131157      0.6    0.6    0.5
 Capital Goods              206292   205237   204386      0.5    0.4    0.4
 Non-Def Cap Goods          183072   182061   181076      0.6    0.5    0.4
  Ex aircraft               126110   125671   125521      0.3    0.1    0.6
 Defense Cap Goods           23220    23176    23310      0.2   -0.6    1.1
 Civ. Aircraft Cap Goods*    56962    56390    55555      1.0    1.5   -0.3
 Ex Def. Cap,Nondef Air*    319060   318012   317109      0.3    0.3    0.6
 Ex Def. Cap, Civ Air*      330388   329434   328612      0.3    0.3    0.6
Shipments:
 Total                      249706   247548   246421      0.9    0.5    0.5
 Ex-Trans                   167605   165946   165511      1.0    0.3    1.0
 Ex-Defense                 236493   233952   233182      1.1    0.3    0.4
 Transportation              82101    81602    80910      0.6    0.9   -0.6
 Capital Goods               86413    85920    85560      0.6    0.4   -0.1
 Non-Def Cap Goods           75311    74408    74389      1.2    0.0   -0.2
  Ex aircraft                68117    67175    67111      1.4    0.1    0.7
 Defense Cap Goods           11102    11512    11171     -3.6    3.1    0.5
 Civ. Aircraft Cap Goods*     7194     7233     7278     -0.5   -0.6   -7.9
 Ex Def. Cap,Nondef Air*    227164   224608   223879      1.1    0.3    0.8
 Ex Def. Cap, Civ Air*      231410   228803   227972      1.1    0.4    0.8
Unfilled Orders:
 Total                     1143293  1141043  1144124      0.2   -0.3    0.6
 Ex-Trans                   370048   369191   368660      0.2    0.1    0.3
 Ex-Defense                 969369   966590   967033      0.3    0.0    0.6
 Transportation             773245   771852   775464      0.2   -0.5    0.7
 Capital Goods              849120   847484   850211      0.2   -0.3    0.2
 Non-Def Cap Goods          708562   706504   706884      0.3   -0.1    0.1
  Ex Aircraft               228333   228619   229135     -0.1   -0.2   -0.1
 Defense Cap Goods          140558   140980   143327     -0.3   -1.6    0.9
 Civ. Aircraft Cap Goods*   480229   477885   477749      0.5    0.0    0.1
 Ex Def. Cap,Nondef Air*    419800   418801   418555      0.2    0.1    0.6
 Ex Def. Cap, Civ Air*      522506   522178   523048      0.1   -0.2    0.9
Inventory/shipments ratio*    1.64     1.65     1.65
*MNI Calculation
       ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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