WASHINGTON — Business inventories remained virtually unchanged at $1.66 trillion in June, while sales increased 0.2% to $1.29 trillion, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

The unchanged June inventory followed a 0.1% fall in May, originally reported as a 0.1% gain. The June inventory figure was weaker than the median 0.2% gain projected by economists polled by Thomson Reuters.

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