For the September 2012 quarter, compared with the June 2012 quarter (on a seasonally adjusted basis):
- Total wholesale trade sales fell 0.3 percent ($67 million).
- The largest fall was in basic materials wholesaling, down 3.0 percent ($141 million).
- The largest rise was in motor vehicle and motor-vehicle parts wholesaling, up 5.5 percent ($88 million).
- Total wholesale stocks rose 0.8 percent ($68 million).
The trend for total wholesale sales has been flat since mid-2011, after a period of strong increases that started in late 2009.
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