The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas increased to -14.4 in November of 2022 from -19.4 in the prior month. The prices paid for raw materials index fell sharply to 22.6 from 32 in October, supporting lower inflation for prices received for finished goods (13.9 vs 22.2). On the other hand, the production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, fell to 0.8 points from 6 in the prior month, suggesting further deceleration in output growth. Also, the new orders index sank to -20.9 from -8.8, recording the sixth negative month in a row and consequently driving finished goods inventories to rebound to 2.2 from -12.6. Still, optimism for the future prevailed, as the future production index increased to 8.9 from 3.1, while expected new orders rebounded to 4.5 from -4.5. source: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 2.53 points from 2004 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 48.00 points in June of 2004 and a record low of -72.20 points in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be -11.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 5.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-31 02:30 PM Oct -19.4 -17.2 -18
2022-11-28 03:30 PM Nov -14.4 -19.4 -20.9
2022-12-27 03:30 PM Dec -14.4 -11


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Dallas Fed Services Index -11.00 -13.60 points Nov 2022
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Production Index 6.00 9.30 points Oct 2022
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Prices Paid Index 32.00 37.10 points Oct 2022
Dallas Fed Manufacturing New Orders Index -8.80 -6.40 points Oct 2022
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Employment Index 17.10 15.00 points Oct 2022
Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index -10.00 -22.00 points Nov 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-14.40 -19.40 48.00 -72.20 2004 - 2022 points Monthly
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Texas Manufacturing Sector Slows Contraction in November
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas increased to -14.4 in November of 2022 from -19.4 in the prior month. The prices paid for raw materials index fell sharply to 22.6 from 32 in October, supporting lower inflation for prices received for finished goods (13.9 vs 22.2). On the other hand, the production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, fell to 0.8 points from 6 in the prior month, suggesting further deceleration in output growth. Also, the new orders index sank to -20.9 from -8.8, recording the sixth negative month in a row and consequently driving finished goods inventories to rebound to 2.2 from -12.6. Still, optimism for the future prevailed, as the future production index increased to 8.9 from 3.1, while expected new orders rebounded to 4.5 from -4.5.
2022-11-28
Texas Business Conditions Deteriorate Further
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas decreased to -19.4 in October of 2022 from -17.2 in September. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, edged down three points to 6.0, suggesting a slight deceleration in output growth. The new orders index slipped to -8.8, its fifth month in a row in negative territory, suggesting a continued decrease in demand. The growth rate of orders index also remained negative and dropped 12 points to -13.2. The capacity utilization index was positive but moved down from 13.4 to 9.1, and the shipments index dipped into negative territory for the first time since May 2020, coming in at -1.6. Looking ahead, the future production index plummeted 25 points to 3.1, its lowest reading since April 2020 while the future general business activity index remained negative and largely unchanged at -21.2.
2022-10-31
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Falls Further
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas fell to -17.2 in September of 2022 from -12.9 in August. Still, the production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, rose eight points to 9.3, a reading suggestive of stronger output growth. The new orders index ticked down to -6.4, the fourth month in a row in negative territory, suggesting a continued decrease in demand. The growth rate of orders index also remained negative but moved up 13 points to -1.7. The capacity utilization index jumped to 13.4 after posting a near-zero reading in August, and the shipments index moved up to 7.1. Looking ahead, the future production index pushed further into positive territory at 28.3 while the future general business activity index remained negative and dropped 14 points to -22.4.
2022-09-26