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The trend estimate for total inventories is relatively flat this quarter, which is a smaller increase compared to the previous three quarters. Seasonally adjusted the estimate was relatively flat. MINING The trend estimate for company gross operating profit increased 8% this quarter, the rate of growth remains at high levels. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 4% this quarter, after a rise of 8% in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for wages and salaries decreased 1% this quarter after the growth rate had been slowing for the past three quarters. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 2% after a fall of 4% in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services decreased 2% this quarter, the second consecutive fall. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 1%, following two quarters of decreases. The trend estimate and seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories both decreased 4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate was the third consecutive quarter of decreases. MANUFACTURING The trend estimate for company gross operating profits increased 1% this quarter, the third consecutive quarter of small increases. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 1% this quarter after a strong 4% increase in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for wages and salaries increased 1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate was relatively flat this quarter, following a 1% increase in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services was relatively flat this quarter, the fifth consecutive quarter of relatively flat growth. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell by 1% this quarter, the first decrease after three quarters of weak growth. The trend estimate for inventories was relatively flat this quarter similar to the previous three quarters. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 1% this quarter. CONSTRUCTION The trend estimate for company gross operating profits increased 5% this quarter a similar level of growth to the previous quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 3% this quarter, following a strong increase of 10% in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for wages and salaries increased 5% this quarter, which was similar to the growth in the previous two quarters. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 6% this quarter. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services increased 2% this quarter, the fourth consecutive quarter of positive growth. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 2%, following stronger growth of 5% in the previous quarter. WHOLESALE TRADE The trend estimate for company gross operating profits increased 2% this quarter, the fourth consecutive quarter of similar growth. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 1% this quarter. The trend estimate for wages and salaries increased 1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 1% this quarter, after an increase of 3% in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services increased 1% this quarter, a similar increase to the previous quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate also increased 1% after a small decline in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for inventories increased 1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 2% after relatively flat growth in the previous quarter. RETAIL TRADE The trend estimate for company gross operating profits increased 3% this quarter after a revised increase of 4% in the previous quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 10% this quarter, after a strong increase of 11% in the previous quarter. The trend estimate for wages and salaries increased 2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 3% this quarter, the second consecutive quarter of similar growth. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services was relatively flat this quarter following eight consecutive quarters of subdued growth of 1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate has been relatively flat for the past two quarters. The trend estimate for inventories increased 2% this quarter, the seventh consecutive quarter of similar growth. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 1%, following two quarters of slightly stronger growth. TRANSPORT AND STORAGE The trend estimate for company gross operating profits decreased 4% this quarter, the second consecutive quarter of decreases. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 5% this quarter, after a strong fall last quarter of 9%. The trend estimate for wages and salaries was relatively flat this quarter, continuing the decline in growth rates over the previous two quarters. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services decreased 1% this quarter after relatively flat growth over the previous two quarters. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 1%, after a similar fall in the previous quarter. PROPERTY AND BUSINESS SERVICES The trend estimate for company gross operating profits increased 3% this quarter, following a similar increase in the previous quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 1%, the growth rate falling compared to the previous two quarters. The trend estimate for wages and salaries increased 2% this quarter, the eleventh consecutive quarter of similar growth. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 2%, similar to the previous two quarters' growth rates. The trend estimate for sales of goods and services has increased 1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 2% this quarter, after a small fall in the previous quarter. Document Selection These documents will be presented in a new window.
