ISM - ISM Report On Business® - Regional Business Survey Reports - April 2014

Regional Business Survey Reports - April 2014


Region Economy Main Index Comments

Austin Expanding 57.5 Production, Inventory, Prices and Supplier Delivery all increasing.

Boston Contracting 32.1 PMI continues to contract.

Buffalo Expanding 62.2 PMI increased to 62.2 from last month's slightly expansionary value of 52.8.

Chicago Expanding 63.0 Fastest pace of growth for six months led by New Orders and Production.

Cincinnati   *** This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Denver   ** This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Denver (Non-mfg.)     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Houston   ** This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Mid-American States Expanding 60.4 The overall index increased from last month’s reading.

New York City Expanding 50.6 New York City business activity eased for the third month.

Northeast Ohio     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Southeast Michigan Expanding 53.6 In April, the ISM-SEM PMI index settled back down, to 53.6.

Western Washington Expanding 50.2 Western Washington saw a 10.2 decrease from March.


* These regional business survey reports use 0 (zero) as their breakeven point when referring to their main business conditions index. The national report and the other regional reports listed use 50 percent as their breakeven point.

** This index is a weighted average of the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.

*** This index is a weighted average of the non-manufacturing sector.