Business Inventories Gain 0.5%; Sales Off

Newman, Emily
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/16/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31906, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that business inventories climbed 0.5 percent to a record high in April 2004 while sales showed a 0.1 percent loss, according to the United States Department of Commerce. Inventories rose to a record $1.21 trillion; Inventories stand three percent above the April 2003 level; Sales at $929.87 billion.


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