Friday, April 15, 2016

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey: April 2016

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey consists of a series of diffusion indices distilled from a monthly survey of New York regional manufacturing executives and seeks to identify trends across 22 different current and future manufacturing related activities.

Today’s report showed a overall improvement for both current and future assessments of manufacturing activity with the current activity index rising to a level of 9.56 while future activity rose to a level of 29.4.

Current prices paid jumped up to 19.23 while current new orders improved to 11.14 while assessments of future new orders declined slightly to 36.55.