Usa, produzione industria settembre +1,3%, sopra attese

lunedì 17 novembre 2008 15:19
 

 Nov 17 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Board report of U.S.
 industrial production and capacity utilization, seasonally
 adjusted. 
Total Industrial:           Oct   Sept    Aug   Oct08/07
 Production, Pct Change     1.3   -3.7   -1.2     -4.1
 Previous Estimates               -2.8   -1.0
 Production Index-X       107.3  105.9  110.1
                         Oct   Sept    Aug     Oct'07
 Pct of Capacity Use       76.4   75.5   78.5     80.9
 Previous Estimates               76.4   78.7
 X--2002 equals 100
Pct change:              Oct   Sept    Aug   Oct08/07
 Final Products             0.5   -2.5   -1.4     -3.7
  Consumer Goods            1.3   -1.1   -2.0
  Business Equipment       -2.2   -7.1   -0.2
  Nonindustrial Supplies    0.2   -2.4   -0.9
  Construc.Supplies        -1.1   -1.9   -0.9
 Materials                  2.3   -5.4   -1.1     -4.1
 Manufacturing Industry     0.6   -3.7   -1.0     -5.3
  Durable Goods            -1.8   -3.1   -1.5
Motor Vehicles/Parts    -3.5    1.3  -11.1       Non-Durable
Goods         3.1   -4.5   -0.6
 Mining Industry            6.1   -8.5   -0.2      1.1
 Utilities Industry         0.4    2.4   -4.1     -0.7
SPECIAL AGGREGATES:
Pct change:             Oct  Sept   Aug   Oct08/07
 High-tech output         -0.9  -0.7  -0.5      9.9
 Industrial output
 ex high-tech           1.4  -3.9  -1.2     -4.7
 Industrial output
 ex cars/parts          1.5  -4.0  -0.7     -3.3
Motor Vehicle Assemblies (million unit annual rates):
                         Oct   Sept    Aug
                        8.09   8.41   8.18
Percent of Capacity: Manufacturing, Mining, Utilities:
 (Seasonally Adj.)       Oct   Sept    Aug    Oct'07
 Manufacturing             73.8   73.5   76.4    79.3
  Durable Goods            70.3   71.8   74.2
Motor Vehicles/Parts    58.7   60.9   60.1
  Non-Durable Goods        77.6   75.3   79.0
  Mining                   89.0   84.0   91.8    88.7
  Utilities                83.5   83.3   81.5    86.0
 FORECASTS:
 Reuters survey of economists forecast:
 U.S. Oct industrial production +0.2 pct
 U.S. Oct capacity use rate 76.5 pct
 HISTORICAL COMPARISONS/NOTES:
 Data for durable, nondurable and motor vehicles/parts use
the Commerce Department's definition of manufacturing under the
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which is
narrower than the Federal Reserve's definition.
 High technology industries include computers and office
equipment, communications equipment, semiconductors and related
electronic components.