Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2015=100

Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2015=100

Periods Indices stocks of finished goods (2015=100) Year–on–year-change (%)
2020 May 112.2 -1.0
2020 June 108.9 -5.1
2020 July 106.4 -11.4
2020 August 109.0 -11.7
2020 September 106.8 -5.4
2020 October 104.8 -11.3
2020 November 106.4 -13.6
2020 December 104.2 -1.4
2021 January* 101.8 -3.8
2021 February* 102.1 -4.3
2021 March* 102.0 -1.4
2021 April* 99.9 -7.1
2021 May* 104.0 -7.3
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table presents information about developments in stocks of finished goods in the manufacturing industry, SIC 2008 section C. The results are expressed in terms of indices with base year 2015. Year-on-year changes are also published.

Data available from: January 2012.

Status of the figures:
Stocks of finished goods: the five most recent months are provisional.

Changes as of 30 July 2021:
The provisional figures of the month May 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
The first provisional figures are published within approximately 55 calendar days after the reporting month.

Description topics

Indices stocks of finished goods
An index compares the value of a variable (e.g. stock) in a certain period with the value of the same variable in the base period. The index of this base period is 100.

Stocks of finished goods:
Volume of stocks of finished goods. Stocks of finished goods equal the balance sheet value of a manufacturing company. Correction for price changes results in the volume of stocks finished goods.
Year–on–year-change
Change in stocks of finished goods for a certain period (month, quarter, year) expressed as a percentage compared with the same period of the previous year.

Stocks of finished goods:
Volume of stocks of finished goods. Stocks of finished goods equal the balance sheet value of a manufacturing company. Correction for price changes results in the volume of stocks finished goods.