U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Decrease in March
Total seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in March decreased 5.2% from February to $473.6 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments totaled $9.3 billion, down 0.4% from February. February shipments of furniture and related products decreased 0.8% to $6.8 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing decreased 10.3% from February to $445.8 billion. Furniture and related product orders dipped 0.1% from the previous month to $6.89 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau