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U.S. Monthly Wholesale Trade: September 2007

September 2007 sales of merchant wholesalers, except manufacturers'sales branches and offices, after adjustment for seasonal variations and trading-day differences but not for price changes, were $366.8 billion, up 1.3 percent from the revised August level and were up 9.9 percent from the September 2006 level.

The August preliminary estimate was revised upward $1.3 billion or 0.4 percent. September sales of durable goods were up 0.3 percent from last month and were up 4.6 percent from a year ago. Compared to last month, sales of motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies were up 4.1 percent, while sales of metals and minerals, except petroleum, were down 3.7 percent.

Sales of nondurable goods were up 2.1 percent from last month and were up 15.1 percent from ...

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