Changes in inventories (current US$)
Definition: Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and ""work in progress."" Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Changes in inventories (current US$) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is China, with a value of $138,127,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Japan, with a value of ($48,223,740,000.00).
Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.