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The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) declined 1.0% in October, to a seasonally adjusted level of 98.6 (2002 = 100).

Midwest Manufacturing Output Declines in October
Last Updated: 11/26/08
The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) declined 1.0% in October, to a seasonally adjusted level of 98.6 (2002 = 100). Revised data show the index decreased 3.6% in September, to 99.5. The Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing (IPMFG) edged up 0.6% in October. Regional output in October was 8.3% lower than a year earlier—below the 5.2% decrease in national output.