The Production & Business Activity category provides information on different aspects of production and business activity for various sectors of the economy. These include sales, shipments, orders, and inventories as well as several indexes to provide a measure of activity, sentiment, etc.

Last Updated: Apr 26 2022, 08:30 EDT Next Release: May 25 2022, 08:30 EDT

Advance Report on Durable Goods is one of two press releases per month for the Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey. The purpose of the M3 survey is to provide broad-based monthly statistical data on current economic conditions and indications of future production commitments in the manufacturing sector.

Major Advance Report on Durable Goods Indicators

Last Updated: May 19 2022, 04:12 EDT Next Release: --

Bank of Spain Statistical Bulletin contains the economic statistics compiled by the Bank of Spain (on the credit system, other financial institutions, financial markets, general government and the balance of payments), a summary of general economic statistics, compiled by the National Statistics Institute and other public bodies, and a set of indicators for other countries.

Major Bank of Spain Statistical Bulletin Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Bank of Spain Assets Mar 2022 1.204T EUR 0.84%
Bank of Spain Cash Put Into Circulation Mar 2022 11.20B EUR 5.22%
Bank of Spain Liabilities Mar 2022 1.204T EUR 0.84%
Spain Assets: Currency and Deposits Q4 2021 2.995T EUR 2.04%
Spain Domestic Demand Growth Q4 2021 3.84% 56.10%
Spain Exports of Goods and Services Growth Q4 2021 17.94% 11.29%
Spain Financial Assets Q4 2021 12.08T EUR 2.02%
Spain Financial Institutions Net Financial Assets Q4 2021 51.97B EUR 4.48%
Spain Imports of Goods and Services Growth Q4 2021 13.11% -0.38%
Spain Inventories Growth QoQ Q4 2021 0.82% 34.43%
Spain Unemployment Rate Q1 2022 13.65% 2.40%
Last Updated: May 16 2022, 08:34 EDT Next Release: Jun 14 2022, 08:30 EDT

The Monthly Survey of Manufacturing publishes statistical series for manufacturers -- sales of goods manufactured, inventories, unfilled orders, new orders and capacity utilization rate.

Major Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Indicators

Last Updated: May 2 2022, 11:40 EDT Next Release: May 31 2022, 13:45 EDT

The Chicago Business Barometer is a survey of business activity covering manufacturing and non-manufacturing firms in the Chicago area. While regional in nature, the report is seen as indicative of trends in the national economy.

Major Chicago Business Barometer Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Chicago PMI Apr 2022 56.40 -10.33%
Last Updated: May 16 2022, 08:34 EDT Next Release: Jun 15 2022, 08:30 EDT

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey is produced each month by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It provides an indication of manufacturing activity in the state economy. The survey is sent on the first day of each month to the same group of about 200 manufacturing executives. The New York Fed then calculates diffusion indexes based on their responses covering all facets of manufacturing: general conditions, new orders, employees, capital investment, and more.

Major Empire State Manufacturing Survey Indicators

Last Updated: May 18 2022, 21:03 EDT Next Release: Jun 14 2022, 21:00 EDT

Machinery Orders Survey researches the state of the order books of machinery manufacturers, and collects basic material for analyzing the direction of the economy through an early understanding of trends in capital investment in machinery.

Major ESRI Orders Received for Machinery Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Japan Machinery Orders MoM Mar 2022 7.15% --
Japan Machinery Orders Received Mar 2022 2.520T JPY 2.49%
Japan Machinery Orders Received from the Private Sector Mar 2022 927.88B JPY -0.37%
Japan Machinery Orders Received from the Private Sector Excluding Volatile Orders Mar 2022 869.45B JPY 7.15%
Japan Machinery Orders YoY Mar 2022 7.87% 77.91%
Japan Machinery Sales Mar 2022 2.188T JPY -8.47%
Last Updated: May 19 2022, 09:15 EDT Next Release: Jun 17 2022, 09:15 EDT

The Federal Reserve's monthly index of industrial production and the related capacity indexes and capacity utilization rates cover manufacturing, mining, and electric and gas utilities. The industrial sector, together with construction, accounts for the bulk of the variation in national output over the course of the business cycle. The industrial detail provided by these measures helps illuminate structural developments in the economy.

Major G.17 Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Indicators

Last Updated: May 6 2022, 02:06 EDT Next Release: Jun 8 2022, 02:00 EDT

The production index measures the monthly output of the manufacturing industry in Germany. Due to its periodicity, its rapid availability and the deep breakdown by economic sector, it is a central and current indicator for economic development.

Major Germany Industrial Production Indicators

Last Updated: May 2 2022, 10:03 EDT Next Release: Jun 1 2022, 10:00 EDT

The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business is based on data compiled from purchasing and supply executives nationwide. This monthly report offers one of the most reliable economic indicators available, providing guidance to supply management professionals, economists, analysts, government and business leaders.

Major ISM Manufacturing Report On Business Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
US ISM Manufacturing Backlog Index Apr 2022 56.00 -6.67%
US ISM Manufacturing Customer's Inventories Index Apr 2022 37.10 8.80%
US ISM Manufacturing Employment Index Apr 2022 50.90 -9.59%
US ISM Manufacturing Exports Index Apr 2022 52.70 -0.94%
US ISM Manufacturing Imports Index Apr 2022 51.40 -0.77%
US ISM Manufacturing Inventories Index Apr 2022 51.60 -7.03%
US ISM Manufacturing New Orders Index Apr 2022 53.50 -0.56%
US ISM Manufacturing PMI Apr 2022 55.40 -2.98%
US ISM Manufacturing Prices Paid Index Apr 2022 84.60 -2.87%
US ISM Manufacturing Production Index Apr 2022 53.60 -1.65%
US ISM Manufacturing Supplier Deliveries Index Apr 2022 67.20 2.75%
Last Updated: May 17 2022, 21:33 EDT Next Release: May 30 2022, 21:30 EDT

The Japan Indices of Industrial Production measure the relative index of various aspects of Japanese industrial production. This includes the monthly production, shipments, inventories, and inventory to shipments ratio. Also included are average monthly inventories as well as end of period inventories for frequencies longer than one month.

Major Japan Indices of Industrial Production Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Japan Index of Industrial Production Mar 2022 96.50 0.31%
Japan Industrial Production Index MoM Mar 2022 0.31% -84.52%
Japan Manufacturing Inventory Mar 2022 100.80 -0.49%
Japan Manufacturing Inventory Ratio Mar 2022 119.30 0.42%
Japan Manufacturing Production Mar 2022 96.60 0.31%
Japan Manufacturing Shipments Mar 2022 93.30 0.65%
Last Updated: Apr 25 2022, 02:30 EDT Next Release: --

The Japan Semiconductor Book-to-Bill Ratio Report contains data on semiconductor and FPD manufacturing equipment. This includes bookings and billings data measured in Yen as well as growth rates for each and a ratio item of bookings to billings.

Major Japan Semiconductor Billings Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Japan FPD Manufacturing Equipment Billings Mar 2022 35.61B JPY -18.84%
Japan FPD Manufacturing Equipment Billings Growth Mar 2022 -26.31% --
Japan Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Billings Mar 2022 314.87B JPY 7.10%
Japan Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Billings Growth Mar 2022 30.82% -45.74%
Last Updated: Apr 28 2022, 11:02 EDT Next Release: May 26 2022, 11:00 EDT

The monthly Manufacturing Survey provided by the Kansas City Fed measures current manufacturing activity in the Tenth district. The survey's accumulated results help trace longer term trends. The survey monitors manufacturing plants selected according to geographic distribution, industry mix and size. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of manufacturing activity, including production and shipments, and identify changes in prices of raw materials and finished products.

Major Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey Indicators

Last Updated: May 3 2022, 10:00 EDT Next Release: Jun 2 2022, 10:00 EDT

The Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey provides broad-based, monthly statistical data on economic conditions in the domestic manufacturing sector. The survey measures current industrial activity and provides an indication of future business trends.

Major Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
US Capital Goods Inventories Mar 2022 234.34B USD 1.03%
US Capital Goods New Orders Mar 2022 101.64B USD -0.86%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Mar 2022 48.35B USD 0.34%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Mar 2022 26.28B USD 2.65%
US Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders MoM Mar 2022 1.45% --
US Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders MoM Mar 2022 1.38% --
US Durable Goods Inventories Mar 2022 483.44B USD 0.78%
US Durable Goods New Orders Mar 2022 275.78B USD 1.09%
US Durable Goods New Orders MoM Mar 2022 1.09% --
US Durable Goods Shipments Mar 2022 274.81B USD 1.40%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Mar 2022 1.295T USD 0.43%
US Machinery Inventories Mar 2022 81.86B USD 1.37%
US Machinery New Orders Mar 2022 39.33B USD 1.33%
US Machinery Shipments Mar 2022 38.89B USD 1.29%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Mar 2022 117.65B USD 0.38%
US Manufacturing New Orders Mar 2022 557.32B USD 2.17%
US Manufacturing New Orders MoM Mar 2022 2.17% 1.41K%
US Manufacturing Shipments Mar 2022 556.35B USD 2.33%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Mar 2022 57.94B USD 5.50%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft New Orders MoM Mar 2022 1.26% --
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Mar 2022 155.92B USD 0.99%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Mar 2022 83.90B USD 0.45%
Last Updated: May 17 2022, 10:02 EDT Next Release: Jun 15 2022, 10:00 EDT

The Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales report provides broad and timely measures of combined changes in domestic retail trade, wholesale trade and manufacturers' activities.

Major Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
US Business Inventories Mar 2022 2.324T USD 1.96%
US Business Inventories MoM Mar 2022 1.96% 9.79%
US Business Inventories YoY Mar 2022 14.70% 15.87%
US Business Inventory/Sales Ratio Mar 2022 1.27 0.00%
US Business Sales Mar 2022 1.832T USD 1.76%
US Manufacturers Inventories Mar 2022 797.56B USD 1.32%
US Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio Mar 2022 1.35 -14.01%
US Manufacturers Sales Mar 2022 556.35B USD 2.33%
US Retail Trade Inventories Mar 2022 686.36B USD 2.25%
US Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio Mar 2022 1.16 0.87%
US Retail Trade Sales Mar 2022 589.55B USD 1.34%
US Wholesalers Inventories Mar 2022 840.32B USD 2.34%
US Wholesalers Inventories MoM Mar 2022 2.34% -17.13%
US Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio Mar 2022 1.22 0.00%
US Wholesalers Sales Mar 2022 686.15B USD 1.67%
US Wholesalers Sales YoY Mar 2022 22.13% -12.82%
Last Updated: May 2 2022, 09:44 EDT Next Release: May 30 2022, 21:00 EDT

China's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is an index summarized and compiled through the results of the monthly survey of enterprises purchasing managers. It covers every link of the enterprises, including purchasing, production, logistics, and so on. It is one of the leading indices which was commonly adopted by international society to monitor the macroeconomic trends, and played an important role in forecasting and monitoring.

Major Monthly Report on China's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
China Manufacturing Employment Index Apr 2022 47.40 -4.24%
China Manufacturing Expected Production and Business Activities Index Apr 2022 53.30 -4.31%
China Manufacturing New Orders Index Apr 2022 42.60 -12.70%
China Manufacturing Production Index Apr 2022 44.40 -10.30%
China Manufacturing Raw Materials Purchase Price Index Apr 2022 64.20 -2.87%
China Manufacturing Supplier Delivery Time Index Apr 2022 37.20 -20.00%
China PMI Apr 2022 47.40 -4.24%
Last Updated: May 2 2022, 10:13 EDT Next Release: May 30 2022, 21:00 EDT

China Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is a monthly survey that provides an early indication of economic activities in the Chinese Non-manufacturing sector.

Major Monthly Report on China's Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index Indicators

Last Updated: May 19 2022, 08:38 EDT Next Release: Jun 16 2022, 08:30 EDT

The Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey is a monthly survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District. Participants indicate the direction of change in overall business activity and in the various measures of activity at their plants: employment, working hours, new and unfilled orders, shipments, inventories, delivery times, prices paid, and prices received.

Major Philly Fed Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Indicators

Last Updated: Apr 26 2022, 10:02 EDT Next Release: Jun 28 2022, 10:00 EDT

Each month since November 1993, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has conducted the survey of manufacturing activity. The survey is sent electronically to manufacturing firms across the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which encompasses the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and most of West Virginia. Manufacturing firms report on various aspects of their business, such as shipments, new orders, order backlogs, capacity utilization (usage of equipment), supplier lead times, number of employees, average work week, wages, inventories of finished goods, and capital expenditures.

Major Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity Indicators

Last Updated: May 10 2022, 10:01 EDT Next Release: --

The SIA's Global Billings Report History provides data for total sales of semi-conductors in four different markets and worldwide.

Major SIA Global Billings Report History Indicators

Indicator Period Value % CHG PREV
Americas Semiconductor Sales Mar 2022 11.50B USD -1.53%
Asia-Pacific Semiconductor Sales Mar 2022 13.71B USD 2.88%
European Semiconductor Sales Mar 2022 4.629B USD 2.61%
Japanese Semiconductor Sales Mar 2022 3.914B USD 1.41%
Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Mar 2022 50.58B USD 1.08%
Last Updated: Apr 3 2022, 19:51 EDT Next Release: Jul 3 2022, 19:50 EDT

The Tankan (Short-Term Economic Survey of Enterprises in Japan) is a statistical survey conducted by the Bank of Japan in accordance with the Statistics Law that provides an accurate picture of business trends of enterprises in Japan, thereby contributing to the appropriate implementation of monetary policy.

Major Tankan Survey Indicators

Last Updated: Apr 25 2022, 10:30 EDT Next Release: May 31 2022, 10:30 EDT

The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state’s factory activity. Firms are asked whether output, employment, orders, prices and other indicators increased, decreased or remained unchanged over the previous month. Responses are aggregated into balance indexes where positive values generally indicate growth while negative values generally indicate contraction.

Major Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey Indicators

Last Updated: May 12 2022, 04:32 EDT Next Release: Jun 13 2022, 04:30 EDT

UK Industrial Production Index provides information on the movements in the volume of production for the UK production industries: manufacturing, mining and quarrying, energy supply, and water and waste management.

Major UK Industrial Production Index Indicators

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