Industrial Production Decreases 0.1% In August

U.S. industrial production decreased 0.1% in August after having increased 0.2% in July. At 104.1% of its 2007 average, total industrial production in August was 4.1% above its level of a year earlier.

IP Change

IP

The output of manufacturing decreased 0.4% in August, production at mines increased 0.5%, and output of utilities rose 1.0%.

Capacity utilization for total industry decreased in August to 78.8%. That is 1.0% below its long-run (1972–2013) average.

Capacity

Industrial Production Increases 0.4% In July

U.S. industrial production increased 0.4% in July after having increased 0.4% in June. At 104.4% of its 2007 average, total industrial production in July was 5.0% above its level of a year earlier.

Industrial Production

Industrial Production Change

The output of manufacturing increased 1.0% in July, the output of mines increased 0.3%, and the output of utilities decreased 3.4%.

Capacity utilization for total industry increased in July to 79.2%. That is 0.9% below its long-run (1972–2013) average.

Capacity Utilization

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