Usa, produzione industriale aprile delude attese

venerdì 15 maggio 2015 15:20
 

May 15 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Board report of U.S.
industrial production and capacity utilization, seasonally
adjusted.


Total Industrial:         April  March    Feb April15/14
 Production, Pct Change    -0.3   -0.3   -0.1      1.9
 Previous Estimates               -0.6    0.1
 Production Index         105.2  105.5  105.8

                          April  March    Feb   April'14
 Pct of Capacity Use       78.2   78.6   78.9     79.0
 Previous Estimates               78.4   79.0

   Pct change:            April  March    Feb April15/14
 Final Products            -0.5   -0.3    0.2      0.8
  Consumer Goods           -0.3   -0.1    0.5
  Business Equipment       -0.4    0.4    0.7
  Nonindustrial Supplies    0.2   -0.9    0.1
  Construc.Supplies         0.1   -1.3   -0.6
 Materials                 -0.2   -0.2   -0.3      2.6
 Manufacturing Industry    UNCH    0.3   -0.2      2.3
  Durable Goods             0.1    0.1   -0.6
   Motor Vehicles/Parts     1.3    4.3   -3.5
  Non-Durable Goods        -0.1    0.5    0.1
 Mining Industry           -0.8   -0.1   -2.1      1.3
 Utilities Industry        -1.3   -5.4    4.9      0.1

SPECIAL AGGREGATES:
   Pct change:           April March   Feb April15/14
 High-tech output          0.2  -0.5  -0.8      0.7
 Industrial output
    ex high-tech          -0.3  -0.3  UNCH      2.0
 Industrial output
    ex cars/parts         -0.3  -0.5   0.1      1.7

Motor Vehicle Assemblies (million unit annual rates):
                          April  March    Feb
                          12.02  11.72  10.98

Percent of Capacity: Manufacturing, Mining, Utilities:
    (Seasonally Adj.)     April  March    Feb  April'14
 Manufacturing             77.2   77.3   77.2    77.0
  Durable Goods            76.3   76.4   76.5
   Motor Vehicles/Parts    83.4   82.5   79.3
  Non-Durable Goods        79.8   79.9   79.6
  Mining                   84.0   84.9   85.3    89.6
  Utilities                78.8   79.8   84.4    79.4

FORECAST:
Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:
U.S. April industrial output +0.1 pct
U.S. April capacity use rate 78.4 pct
U.S. April factory output +0.2 pct