Market Update





View Block

October 2020

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization: Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU) scored a 70.5% in September 2020, down 0.25% month on month (m/m), its first monthly decline since April. On a year on year (y/y) comparison the MCU was a modest -6.12%.
ISM Manufacturing Index:  The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 0.6 points on the month (m/m) to 55.4 for September 2020; this value is stronger than the forecast of 50.  The index has been higher than 50 for four consecutive months (expansion = 50+). The new orders sub-index scored a 60.2.
ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index increased by 0.9 points month-over-month, (1.6% m/m,) to 58.9 in September 2020.
U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization: Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 70.2% in August, up 1.02% month on month, (m/m), its fourth monthly increasing since April.

September 2020

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 1.2 points month-over-month, (-2.1% m/m,) to 56.9 in August 2020.
ISM Manufacturing Index:  The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved up 1.8 points on the month (m/m) to 56.0 for August 2020; this value is stronger than the forecast of 50.  The index has been higher than 50 for three consecutive months.
a

Subscribe

To subscribe to the Market Update emails, please fill the form below.