Manufacturing production in the United States increased 1% year-on-year in February of 2019, following a downwardly revised 2.8% rise in January. It is the lowest annual gain in industrial output in 13 months. On a monthly basis, factory output went down 0.4%, following a downwardly revised 0.5% drop in January and compared to expectations of a 0.3% rise. The output of durables edged down. Losses of 1.5% or more were registered by nonmetallic mineral products, by machinery, and by furniture and related products, while gains of more than 1% were registered by computer and electronics products, by aerospace and miscellaneous transportation equipment, and by miscellaneous manufacturing. Nondurable goods production fell 0.7%. Most major nondurable goods industries posted decreases; the only increases were recorded by paper and by food, beverage, and tobacco products. Production of other manufacturing (publishing and logging) increased 0.5% but remained well below its year-earlier level. Manufacturing Production in the United States averaged 3.79 percent from 1920 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 67.90 percent in July of 1933 and a record low of -39.40 percent in February of 1946.

Manufacturing Production in the United States is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Production in the United States to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-14 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2% 2.2% 2.2%
2019-01-18 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 3.2% 2.1% 1.8%
2019-02-15 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.9% 3.2% 2.1%
2019-03-15 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1% 2.8% 2.5%
2019-04-16 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1% 1.8%
2019-05-15 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY
2019-06-14 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 54.20 56.60 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.50 53.00 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.80 56.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.70 56.70 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.30 55.50 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 2.80 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.23 78.26 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 0.40 1.30 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 0.70 2.20 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.10 0.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -0.20 -0.50 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 500479.00 499876.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 0.10 0.10 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 97.07 89.77 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.20 1.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22232.00 22103.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2076.82 2007.53 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 101.70 101.20 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 61.10 63.40 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 13.70 -4.10 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 3.70 8.80 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -2.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.43 0.05 2.77 -5.25 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 13.10 1.00 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 64.70 56.70 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.64 2.61 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 389.93 445.50 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.57 16.70 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -9.59 -3.86 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -47.00 -204.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -4587.00 -4624.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 125.13 124.80 125.13 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 -2.13 -2.58 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 824.00 833.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 75.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 22.00 16.00 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 7647.00 7568.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 12.50 15.40 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Manufacturing Production

Manufacturing production measures the output of businesses operating in the manufacturing sector. It is the most important sector and accounts for 78 percent of total production. The biggest segments within the sector are: Chemicals (12 percent of total production); food, drink and tobacco (11 percent); machinery (6 percent); fabricated metal products (6 percent); computer and electronic products (6 percent); and motor vehicles and parts (6 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Manufacturing Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 2.80 67.90 -39.40 1920 - 2019 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Australia -0.70 Sep/18
Brazil -3.10 Jan/19
Canada 3.32 Oct/18
China 5.60 Feb/19
Euro Area -1.90 Jan/19
France 0.90 Jan/19
Germany -4.00 Dec/18
India 1.30 Jan/19
Italy -2.60 Jan/19
Japan 0.30 Jan/19
Mexico 1.30 Jan/19
Netherlands 0.10 Jan/19
Russia 4.60 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 16.44 Jun/18
South Korea 0.20 Jan/19
Spain 0.70 Jan/19
Switzerland 5.70 Dec/18
Turkey -7.50 Jan/19
United Kingdom -1.10 Jan/19
United States 1.00 Feb/19


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