Finishing
Sub-Indices January December Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 61.1 48.2 12.9 Growing From Contracting 1
Production 62.1 49.1 13.0 Growing From Contracting 1
Backlog 53.0 42.7 10.3 Growing From Contracting 1
Employment 51.9 50.5 1.4 Growing Faster 3
Exports 45.8 49.5 -3.7 Contracting Faster 25
Supplier Deliveries 54.3 53.3 1.0 Lengthening Faster 5
Material Prices 65.7 68.2 -2.5 Increasing Less 11
Prices Received 55.1 54.1 1.0 Increasing More 2
Future Business Expectations 81.7 84.7 -3.0 Improving Less 62
Finishing Business Index 54.7 48.9 5.8 Growing From Contracting 1