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 (%)
2019 August 123.5 10.7
2019 September 112.9 5.5
2019 October 118.2 5.9
2019 November 123.1 13.1
2019 December 105.7 -1.9
2020 January 105.8 -7.6
2020 February 106.7 -8.1
2020 March* 103.4 -12.0
2020 April* 107.5 -5.5
2020 May* 112.2 -1.0
2020 June* 109.0 -5.1
2020 July* 106.8 -11.1
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 28 September 2020:
The provisional figures of the month July 2020 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.