NEW ORDERS-TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

NEW ORDERS-TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

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

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

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

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

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    Jul-01       Aug-01   
Transportation equipment (billions of dollars) 52.78 52.06
Transportation equipment percent change from previous month  1.03 -1.38

NOTE: The Census Bureau released revised historical new orders data on May 21, 2001. This report reflects those revisions.

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