December Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Customers’ Inventories(c)

The ISM Customers’ Inventories Index registered 57 percent in December, 2 percentage points higher than the 55 percent reported in November. The index indicates that respondents believe their customers’ inventories are too high at this time.

Nine industries reported higher customers’ inventories during December: Machinery; Textile Mills; Wood Products; Primary Metals; Furniture & Related Products; Printing & Related Support Activities; Fabricated Metal Products; Chemical Products; and Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products. The industries that reported lower customers’ inventories during December are: Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Plastics & Rubber Products; Paper Products; and Transportation Equipment.

Customers’ Inventories    

%
Reporting

   

%Too
High

   

%About
Right

   

%Too
Low

    Net     Index
 
Dec 2008 73 30 54 16 +14 57.0
Nov 2008 70 31 48 21 +10 55.0
Oct 2008 77 28 54 18 +10 55.0
Sep 2008 77 23 61 16 +7 53.5

« Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14  Next Page »



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Rand3D

SolidCAM: SolidCAM SEE IT LIVE

Featured Video
MCAD Corporate Newsletter
rss feed
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
What’s Next: 2018 MCADCafe Editorial Calendar
Jobs
Currently No Featured Jobs
Upcoming Events
Design for Metal Additive Manufacturing Short Course at Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart St Boston MA - Nov 27 - 28, 2017
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial
MasterCAM



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise