About This ArticleSeptember 1996

Midwest manufacturing activity held steady in September as weakness in auto production offset modest gains in other sectors.


Chicago Fed Index Reports Midwest Manufacturing Flat in September
Last Updated: 11/11/96

Midwest manufacturing activity held steady in September as weakness in auto production offset modest gains in other sectors, according to the Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI). Manufacturing growth nationwide increased by a modest 0.2 percent, as measured by the manufacturing component of the Federal Reserve Board’s Industrial Production Index.