United States Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index  1993-2017 | Data | Chart

The Manufacturing Activity Index in the US fifth district including the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and most of West Virginia fell to 12 in October of 2017 from a seven-month high of 19 in September, below market expectations of 17. It is the lowest reading in four months mainly due to a notable decline in the shipments index (9 from 22). A slowdown was also seen in new orders (17 from 20), backlog of orders (7 from 8) and employment (10 from 15). On the other hand, the wage index increased to 24 from 17, the highest since May of 2000. Manufacturing firms remained optimistic about growth in the next six months. Most expectations indexes rose, with the exception of employment and average workweek. Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 2.04 Index Points from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 27 Index Points in March of 2004 and a record low of -44 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-22 02:00 PM Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14 14 12 9
2017-09-26 02:00 PM Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 19 14 13 16
2017-10-24 02:00 PM Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 12 19 17 15
2017-11-28 03:00 PM Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 12 16
2017-12-27 03:00 PM Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.70 60.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.60 53.10 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.10 59.80 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 55.30 55.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 55.20 54.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 2.10 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.00 76.40 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.20 2.20 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -0.80 2.40 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 1.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 0.60 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 478455.00 471684.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.40 1.20 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 35.80 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.80 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1643.80 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.80 103.00 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.70 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 12.00 19.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 51.60 49.70 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.40 30.20 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 27.60 21.30 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.65 0.36 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.20 65.20 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.70 2.80 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 511.18 501.98 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 18.09 18.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.86 1.85 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -46.00 -18.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 44.00 894.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.70 182.50 182.70 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 6716.00 7064.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.40 10.00 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]


United States Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index

The Richmond Manufacturing Index measures the conditions of the manufacturing sector for the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and most of West Virginia. The index is derived from a survey of 190 manufacturing plants and based on three individual index with the following weights: Shipments (33 percent), New Orders (40 percent) and Employment (27 percent). The index can range between +100 and -100; a reading above zero indicates expansion, while below zero suggests a contraction. This page provides - United States Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.00 19.00 27.00 -44.00 1993 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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