January Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

(a) Number of months moving in current direction

Indexes reflect newly released seasonal adjustment factors.

COMMODITIES REPORTED UP/DOWN IN PRICE and IN SHORT SUPPLY

Commodities Up in Price

Corrugated Containers(b); Electrical Components; Polypropylene(b); and Steel(b) (2).

Commodities Down in Price

Aluminum (4); Aluminum Extrusions; Copper (6); Corrugated Containers(b); Diesel Fuel (6); Gasoline (3); Natural Gas (6); Oil (2); Polyethylene (3); Polypropylene(b) (4); Scrap Metal (2); Stainless Steel (4); Stainless Steel Products (2); Steel(b) (5); and Steel — Cold Rolled.

Commodities in Short Supply

No commodities are reported in short supply.

Note: The number of consecutive months the commodity is listed is indicated after each item.

(b) Reported as both up and down in price

JANUARY 2009 MANUFACTURING INDEX SUMMARIES

PMI

Manufacturing contracted in January as the PMI registered 35.6 percent, 2.7 percentage points higher than the seasonally adjusted 32.9 percent reported in December. This is the 12th consecutive month of contraction in the manufacturing sector. A reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally contracting.

A PMI in excess of 41.2 percent, over a period of time, generally indicates an expansion of the overall economy. Therefore, the PMI indicates contraction in both the overall economy and the manufacturing sector. Ore stated, "The past relationship between the PMI and the overall economy indicates that the PMI for January (35.6 percent) corresponds to a 1.7 percent decline in real gross domestic product (GDP) on an annual basis."

THE LAST 12 MONTHS

          Month                     PMI                           Month                     PMI
 
Jan 2009 35.6 Jul 2008 49.5
Dec 2008 32.9 Jun 2008 49.5

Nov 2008

36.6 May 2008 49.3
Oct 2008 38.7 Apr 2008 48.6
Sep 2008 43.4 Mar 2008 49.0
Aug 2008 49.3 Feb 2008 48.8
Average for 12 months – 44.3

High – 49.5

Low – 32.9


« 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
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.


Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Siemens Goes ECAD With Mentor Graphics Acquisition
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — 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 Policy Advertise