Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2021=100

Manufacturing; stocks of finished goods, 2021=100

Periods Indices stocks of finished goods (2021=100) Year–on–year-change (%)
2023 March 111.3 7.2
2023 April 113.9 9.2
2023 May 113.6 7.1
2023 June 110.8 1.8
2023 July 113.1 4.6
2023 August 110.7 -1.3
2023 September 109.5 -1.4
2023 October 112.3 -0.7
2023 November 109.7 -3.3
2023 December* 110.4 -0.6
2024 January* 109.1 -2.5
2024 February* 109.1 -4.4
2024 March* 110.0 -1.2
Source: CBS.
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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 2021. Year-on-year changes are also published.

Data available from January 2018.

Status of the figures:
The five most recent months are provisional.

Changes as of 27 June 2024:
The provisional figures of the month April 2024 have been added.
The figures for the first quarter 2024 have been added as definitive by mistake. This has been adjusted for this delivery and the figures have been determined as provisional.

When will new figures be published?
The first provisional results will be published approximately two months after the end of the reporting month. The figures may change in the following months due to an increase in the response. Definitive figures usually become available seven months after the end of the reporting month.

After publication of final results, CBS only adjusts the results if major adjustments and/or corrections are necessary.

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.