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US Data: Factory Orders - Summary>

Release for:        October 2017
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce
Data in millions of U.S. dollars, adjusted
                                                          % change
                                Oct-17  Sep-17  Aug-17 Oct-17 Sep-17 Aug-17
New orders, total               479590  479882  471965   -0.1    1.7    1.2
  (previous)                                                     1.4    1.2
 Durable goods orders           237375  239313  233709   -0.8    2.4    2.1
  (previous)                                             -1.2    2.2    2.1
 Nondurable goods orders        242215  240569  238256    0.7    1.0    0.4
New orders, ex. defense         467819  467062  459243    0.2    1.7    1.5
Nondefense capital goods         72963   75784   70600   -3.7    7.3    4.0
 Excluding aircraft              66876   66656   65132    0.3    2.3    1.4
Defense                          10174   11153   11012   -8.8    1.3   -6.5
Total ex. def. & nondef air     458835  455742  451254    0.7    1.0    0.9
Total ex. defense,civ air       463329  459601  455485    0.8    0.9    1.0
Durables ex. defense,civ air    221114  219032  217229    1.0    0.8    1.7
Total ex. transportation        402175  399038  394737    0.8    1.1    0.6
Transportation                   77415   80844   77228   -4.2    4.7    4.7
Durables ex. transportation     159960  158469  156481    0.9    1.3    0.8
Inventories, total              661568  660411  656323    0.2    0.6    0.6
Shipments, total                484223  481520  476452    0.6    1.1    0.6
 Nondefense capital goods        72975   73852   71915   -1.2    2.7   -1.0
 Excluding aircraft              66395   65648   64780    1.1    1.3    1.3
Unfilled orders, total         1135138 1135301 1132326    0.0    0.3    0.0
Inventory/Shipment Ratio         1.37    1.37    1.38    ---    ---    ---
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