Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey: December 2011

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 notable improvement for both current and future assessments of manufacturing activity with the current activity index climbing to 9.53 while future activity jumped to just 52.33.

Current prices paid increased to 24.42 while current new orders improved 5.1 and assessments of future new orders improved to 54.65.