NEW ORDERS-TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

NEW ORDERS-TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

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Manufacturers' New Orders: Transportation Equipment (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)
Manufacturers' New Orders: Transportation Equipment  (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)
Manufacturers' New Orders: Transportation Equipment (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)
Manufacturers' New Orders: Transportation Equipment  (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

Month-to-month changes in new orders for transportation equipment indicate the level of investment in transportation and may indicate the industry outlook for transportation services. There can be a substantial time lag between ordering and delivery of equipment such as commercial airplanes and ships. New orders refer to orders placed with domestic producers of equipment.

Manufacturers' New Orders Sep-02 Oct-02
Transportation equipment (billions of dollars)  49.31 51.36
Transportation equipment percent change from previous month -14.30  4.17

NOTE: The Census Bureau released revised historical new orders data on July 3, 2002. This report reflects those revisions.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; Dec. 4, 2002; available at: http://www.census.gov/indicator/www/m3/prel/index.htm.