Wholesale Inventories 
 increased by 0.4% in March to $394.8 billion, lower than the expected 0.6% increase, following an increase of 0.6% in February, and are down by 5.3% from a year ago. Wholesale Sales had increased by 2.4% in March to $348.0 billion and were up 15.8% over the year. Sales of durable goods were up by 2.0% and sales of nondurable goods were up 2.8% over the month. The Inventory/Sales ratio was at 1.13, lower than the 1.39 ratio in March of 2009.
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