Finishing
Sub-Indices November October Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 49.6 46.4 3.2 Contracting Slower 17
Production 50.0 47.7 2.3 Flat From Contracting 1
Backlog 44.8 40.1 4.7 Contracting Slower 29
Employment 51.3 48.2 3.1 Growing From Contracting 1
Exports 45.4 45.0 0.4 Contracting Slower 23
Supplier Deliveries 53.5 52.7 0.8 Lengthening Faster 3
Material Prices 62.4 56.0 6.4 Increasing More 9
Prices Received 48.2 48.1 0.1 Decreasing Less 2
Future Business Expectations 83.6 69.3 14.3 Improving More 60
Finishing Business Index 49.1 46.7 2.4 Contracting Slower 17