The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas fell to 17.6 in November 2018 from 29.4 in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since August 2017. The production index moved down 9.2 points to 8.4 in November, and the new orders and growth rate of new orders indexes declined to 9.7 and 4.8, respectively, representing their lowest readings in 20 months. In addition, the capacity utilization index dropped 6.0 points to 9.4, and the shipments index fell 8.9 points to 7.7, both at their lowest levels in at least 20 months. Labor market measures suggested continued but slower employment growth and longer workweeks in November: the employment index retreated 8.0 points to 15.9; and the hours worked index edged down 1.6 points to 4.9. Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 3.28 Index Points from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 47.10 Index Points in June of 2004 and a record low of -60.10 Index Points in February of 2009.

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be 27.90 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States to stand at 19.36 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 12.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-28 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index
2019-02-25 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index
2019-03-25 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 20.10


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.30 57.70 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.90 55.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 53.40 54.70 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.70 60.30 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.60 54.70 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.90 3.80 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.20 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.00 2.20 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.50 78.10 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -4.40 -0.10 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.20 -1.40 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 -0.60 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 502677.00 515334.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -2.10 0.20 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.50 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 86.65 -36.81 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.70 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22103.00 22245.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2073.50 2007.53 2073.50 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.80 107.40 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 67.80 69.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 12.90 22.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 23.30 21.10 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 15.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.24 0.14 2.77 -5.22 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.60 29.40 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.40 58.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.64 2.78 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 436.69 443.14 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.49 17.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.21 -7.32 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -77.00 -63.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 2087.00 1699.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 124.54 124.26 124.54 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -10.18 5.36 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 873.00 877.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7571.00 7251.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.20 13.60 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index

The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index measures the performance of manufacturing sector in the state of Texas. The index is derived from a survey of around 100 business executives and tracks variables such as output, employment, orders and prices. A reading above 0 indicates an expansion of the factory activity compared to the previous month; below 0 represents a contraction; while 0 indicates no change. Texas produces around 9.5 percent of manufacturing output in US. The state ranks second behind California in factory production and first as an exporter of manufactured goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.60 29.40 47.10 -60.10 2004 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United States 17.60 Nov/18


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