Finishing
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 45.6 53.3 -7.7 Contracting From Growing 1
Production 48.0 56.6 -8.6 Contracting From Growing 1
Backlog 38.8 44.5 -5.7 Contracting Faster 13
Employment 50.5 49.5 1.0 Growing From Contracting 1
Exports 45.6 45.9 -0.3 Contracting Faster 7
Supplier Deliveries 51.0 52.2 -1.2 Lengthening Slower 3
Material Prices 54.4 56.0 -1.6 Increasing Less 4
Prices Received 49.0 48.4 0.6 Decreasing Less 2
Future Business Expectations 70.3 70.9 -0.6 Improving Less 44
Finishing Business Index 46.6 50.3 -3.7 Contracting From Growing 1