Usa, produzione industriale aprile delude consensus, -0,6% su mese

giovedì 15 maggio 2014 15:24
 

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


Total Industrial:         April  March    Feb April14/13
 Production, Pct Change    -0.6    0.9    1.1      3.5
 Previous Estimates                0.7    1.2         
 Production Index         102.7  103.3  102.4         

                          April  March    Feb   April'13
 Pct of Capacity Use       78.6   79.3   78.8     77.8
 Previous Estimates               79.2   78.8         

   Pct change:            April  March    Feb April14/13
 Final Products            -1.0    0.6    1.9      3.0
  Consumer Goods           -1.3    0.5    1.8         
  Business Equipment       -0.5    1.0    2.5         
  Nonindustrial Supplies   -0.5    0.3    0.9         
  Construc.Supplies        UNCH    0.7    0.9         
 Materials                 -0.3    1.3    0.4      4.1
 Manufacturing Industry    -0.4    0.7    1.5      2.9
  Durable Goods            -0.3    0.8    2.0         
   Motor Vehicles/Parts     0.1    0.4    6.7         
  Non-Durable Goods        -0.4    0.7    1.0         
 Mining Industry            1.4    2.0   -0.1      8.3
 Utilities Industry        -5.3    0.6   -0.2     -0.2

SPECIAL AGGREGATES:
   Pct change:           April March   Feb April14/13
 High-tech output         -0.2   0.3   1.9      5.2
 Industrial output                                 
    ex high-tech          -0.6   0.9   1.0      3.4
 Industrial output                                 
    ex cars/parts         -0.6   0.9   0.8      3.3

Motor Vehicle Assemblies (million unit annual rates):
                          April  March    Feb
                          11.49  11.48  11.50

Percent of Capacity: Manufacturing, Mining, Utilities:
    (Seasonally Adj.)     April  March    Feb  April'13
 Manufacturing             76.4   76.9   76.5    75.8
  Durable Goods            76.1   76.6   76.3        
   Motor Vehicles/Parts    79.1   79.1   79.0        
  Non-Durable Goods        78.2   78.6   78.1        
  Mining                   89.7   88.9   87.6    86.8
  Utilities                80.1   84.7   84.2    80.8

FORECAST:
Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:
U.S. April industrial output unchanged
U.S. April capacity use rate 79.2 pct
U.S. April factory output +0.3 pct