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Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index decreased 0.5%
The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) decreased 0.5% in June, to a seasonally adjusted level of 79.4 (2007 = 100). Revised data show the index rose 1.7% in May to 79.7. The Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing (IPMFG) decreased 0.3% in June. Regional output in June rose 13.2% from a year earlier, and national output increased 8.9%.
Two of the four regional industry sectors increased in June:
• Regional steel sector output grew 0.9%;
• Regional machinery sector production went up 0.6%;
• Regional auto sector production edged down 0.2%; and
• Regional resource sector output declined 1.4%.
Posted: July 27, 2010 Tuesday 12:00 PM