United States Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index  1993-2018 | 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 20 in December of 2017 from 30 in November which was the highest on record. Figures came below market expectations of 22 amid a slowdown in shipments (24 from 33); new orders (16 from 35); capacity utilization (16 from 19) and average workweek (8 from 17). On the other hand, the number of employees (20 from 18) and inventories of both finished goods (17 from 9) and raw materials (24 from 20) increased at a faster pace. Also, price pressures slowed for both prices paid (1.79 from 2.04) and received (1.27 from 1.63). Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 2.20 Index Points from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 30 Index Points in November of 2017 and a record low of -44 Index Points in February of 2009.

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United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.70 58.20 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 53.90 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.90 57.40 62.00 37.60 [+]
Services PMI 53.70 54.50 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 54.50 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.60 3.50 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 -0.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 2.50 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.90 77.20 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 1.30 -0.40 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 1.00 0.00 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.10 1.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.80 1.20 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 488114.00 479590.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.30 0.40 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.40 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 38.51 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 -0.40 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1738.20 1643.80 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.90 107.50 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.20 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 20.00 30.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 56.30 58.10 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 17.70 19.60 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 29.70 19.40 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.27 0.11 2.74 -5.13 [+]
Chicago Pmi 67.60 63.90 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.85 17.48 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 2.78 2.80 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 475.17 477.61 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -6.86 -4.95 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -183.00 -359.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 3620.00 4135.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 184.12 183.53 184.12 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 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 747.00 752.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -5.12 -11.19 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
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 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6709.00 6976.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 11.50 9.30 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.00 30.00 30.00 -44.00 1993 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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