Changes in inventories (constant 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 constant local currency.

Description: The map below shows how Changes in inventories (constant 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 936,191,000,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tanzania, with a value of -5,761,210,000,000.00.

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

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Base Period: varies by country

Periodicity: Annual