The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index dropped to 32 in May 2021, from the previous month's all-time high of 40, suggesting Tenth District manufacturing activity continued to expand at a strong pace. Output growth was driven higher by increased activity at durable goods plants, especially for primary and fabricated metals, machinery, furniture, and transportation equipment manufacturing. Also, new orders rose at a faster pace and expectations for future activity remained solid. A majority of firms reported plans to increase wages in 2021, partially in response to difficulties attracting qualified job applicants. Meanwhile, supply chain delays and rising materials prices have negatively impacted over 84% of firms. source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 8.03 points from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 40 points in April of 2021 and a record low of -62 points in April of 2020. This page provides - United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be 12.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States to stand at 4.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 5.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32.00 40.00 40.00 -62.00 2001 - 2021 points Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-25 04:00 PM Feb 26 22 17
2021-03-25 03:00 PM Mar 23 26 24 26
2021-04-22 03:00 PM Apr 40 23 19
2021-05-27 03:00 PM May 32 40 32
2021-06-24 03:00 PM Jun 32 29
2021-07-22 03:00 PM Jul
2021-08-26 03:00 PM Aug
2021-09-23 03:00 PM Sep


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Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Expands Firmly
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index dropped to 32 in May 2021, from the previous month's all-time high of 40, suggesting Tenth District manufacturing activity continued to expand at a strong pace. Output growth was driven higher by increased activity at durable goods plants, especially for primary and fabricated metals, machinery, furniture, and transportation equipment manufacturing. Also, new orders rose at a faster pace and expectations for future activity remained solid. A majority of firms reported plans to increase wages in 2021, partially in response to difficulties attracting qualified job applicants. Meanwhile, supply chain delays and rising materials prices have negatively impacted over 84% of firms.
2021-05-27
Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Grows at Record Pace
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index jumped 17 points from the previous month to 40 in April 2021, suggesting Tenth District manufacturing output expanded at a record pace, driven by higher activity levels at durable goods plants, especially for primary and fabricated metals, and transportation equipment manufacturing. Also, employment growth hit an all-time high, while shipments, employee workweek, order backlog, and new orders for exports expanded at a faster pace. New orders and supplier delivery time indexes remained very positive. Materials inventories rose significantly and finished goods inventories jumped back into positive territory for the first time since February 2020.
2021-04-22
Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Grows Firmly
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index fell by 3 points from the previous month to 23 in March 2021 and slightly below market expectations of 24, but still pointed that Tenth District manufacturing activity grew solidly compared to a month ago and a year ago with positive expectations for future activity. Among industries, the factory activity expansion was driven by durable goods plants for primary metals, machinery, transportation equipment, furniture, and miscellaneous manufacturing. The indexes for shipments, new orders, and order backlog expanded at a faster pace in March and supplier delivery time was very high as well. Meanwhile, the pace of job creation remained positive but slightly slower than in recent months.
2021-03-25
Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Growth Accelerates
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index rose by four points from the previous month to 26 in February 2021, suggesting that Tenth District manufacturing activity grew at a faster pace, driven by durable goods plants, specifically by primary and fabricated metals, machinery, and transportation equipment. Also, the pace of job creation picked up and supplier delivery time rose significantly. Meanwhile, shipments and new orders growth eased from the previous period.
2021-02-25

United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index
The Kansas City Fed's monthly Survey of Tenth District Manufacturers provides information on current manufacturing activity in the Tenth Federal Reserve District, encompassing the western third of Missouri; all of Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming; and the northern half of New Mexico. The survey monitors about 300 manufacturing plants selected according to geographic distribution, industry mix, and size. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of manufacturing activity, including production and shipments, and identify changes in prices of raw materials and finished products.