Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2015=100

Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2015=100

Periods Year–on–year-change (%)
2020 November -13.6
2020 December -1.4
2021 January -3.8
2021 February -4.3
2021 March -1.4
2021 April -7.1
2021 May -7.3
2021 June* -11.8
2021 July* -3.5
2021 August* -5.0
2021 September* -6.2
2021 October* -1.1
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 December 2021:
The provisional figures of the month October 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

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.