Finishing
Sub-Indices June May Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 46.7 49.5 -2.8 Contracting Faster 12
Production 48.6 47.1 1.5 Contracting Slower 7
Backlog 44.9 44.7 0.2 Contracting Slower 24
Employment 51.4 51.9 -0.5 Growing Slower 2
Exports 49.0 45.2 3.8 Contracting Slower 18
Supplier Deliveries 50.9 52.9 -2.0 Lengthening Slower 4
Material Prices 60.8 65.4 -4.6 Increasing Less 4
Prices Received 48.1 52.4 -4.3 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Future Business Expectations 62.6 63.1 -0.5 Improving Less 55
Finishing Business Index 48.6 48.5 0.1 Contracting Slower 12