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

Regional Business Survey Reports - May 2014


Region Economy Main Index Comments

Austin Expanding 58.0 Production and Employment increasing.

Boston Contracting 35.4 PMI contraction slows down.

Buffalo     This month's regional PMI was not available at the time of post.

Chicago Expanding 65.5 Barometer increases to highest level since October.

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     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.

New York City Expanding 55.3 New York City business activity expanded at the fastest pace in three months.

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 60.0 This is the first time since October 2013 that the ISM-SEM PMI index has reached this level.

Western Washington Expanding 57.6 Western Washington gained 7.7 percentage points.


* 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.