Changes in inventories (current LCU)

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 local currency.

Description: The map below shows how Changes in inventories (current LCU) 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 Iran, with a value of 2,031,110,000,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tanzania, with a value of -9,209,860,000,000.00.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Periodicity: Annual