January Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Prices(c)

The ISM Prices Index registered 29 percent in January, compared to 18 percent in December, indicating manufacturers are paying lower prices on average when compared to December. While 12 percent of respondents reported paying higher prices and 54 percent reported paying lower prices, 34 percent of supply executives reported paying the same prices as the preceding month. A Prices Index above 47.6 percent, over time, is generally consistent with an increase in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Index of Manufacturers Prices.

In January, Primary Metals is the only industry reporting paying higher prices. The industries that reported paying lower prices during January are: Printing & Related Support Activities; Textile Mills; Plastics & Rubber Products; Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Chemical Products; Miscellaneous Manufacturing; Fabricated Metal Products; Furniture & Related Products; Apparel, Leather & Allied Products; Transportation Equipment; Machinery; Petroleum & Coal Products; Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products; Computer & Electronic Products; and Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components.

Prices           %Higher         %Same         %Lower         Net         Index
 
Jan 2009 12 34 54 -42 29.0
Dec 2008 2 32 66 -64 18.0
Nov 2008 8 35 57 -49 25.5
Oct 2008 14 46 40 -26 37.0

« 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

Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
First Look At SOLIDWORKS 2018
Jobs
Analyst Programmer for Palm Beach County at West Palm Beach, FL
Mapping & GIS Sales Rep for California Surveying & Drafting Supply at Sacramento, CA
Upcoming Events
ATE SOLIDWORKS Innovation Day 2017 at LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE LEVEL 2 @ 11 EUNOS ROAD 8 SINGAPORE Singapore - Oct 5, 2017
Additive Manufacturing Conference 2017 at Knoxville Convention Center 701 Henley Street Knoxville TN - Oct 10 - 12, 2017
ASSESS 2017 CONGRESS at Bolger Center Potomac MD - Nov 1 - 3, 2017
FABTECH 2017 at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Nov 6 - 9, 2017
SolidCAM: Cutting Webinar
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