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National Accounts » GDP by Expenditure, Percentage Distribution (Shares) - Changes in inventories

(Percentage of US dollar GDP)

Luxembourg is being the top country by changes in inventories in the world. As of 2015, changes in inventories in Luxembourg was 269.6 percentage of US dollar GDP. The top 5 countries also includes Lesotho, the United Republic of Tanzania, Slovenia, and Guatemala.

Changes in inventories (including work-in-progress) consist of changes in: (a) stocks of outputs that are still held by the units that produced them prior to their being further processed, sold, delivered to other units or used in other ways; and (b) stocks of products acquired from other units that are intended to be used for intermediate consumption or for resale without further processing; they are measured by the value of the entries into inventories less the value of withdrawals and the value of any recurrent losses of goods held in inventories.