FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - US business inventories have accelerated in November, compared to October, despite the substantial increase on business sales, according to figures by the US Census Bureau.

Inventories rose 0.4% to a seasonally adjusted $1.437 trillion, dwell above the 0.1% increase posted in October. Business sales increased 1.6% to $ $1.156 trillion in November from a 0.7% increase posted in October, Novembers increase in business sales has been the largest since the 1.8% rise posted last March.

Inventory to sales ratio, which measures the amount of time needed to empty stockpiles at the current sales pace, has decreased to 1.24 months in November from 1.26 months in October.