Broken down by main industrial groupings, inventories of capital goods increased the most month on month, by 12.4%. Stocks of of intermediate goods grew by 7.7%, and of non-durable consumer goods by 1.2%, while inventories of durable consumer goods by 0.7%.
On the other hand, inventories of energy dropped by 19.4% month on month.
Year-on-year, inventories of capital goods were cut by 40.6%, and of energy by 9.2%.
Inventories of durable consumer goods fell by 5.2% and of intermediate goods by 4.3%, the inventories of non-durable consumer goods dropped by 3.8%.
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