Finishing
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 39.9 46.7 -6.8 Contracting Faster 13
Production 42.8 48.6 -5.8 Contracting Faster 8
Backlog 34.8 44.9 -10.1 Contracting Faster 25
Employment 47.6 51.4 -3.8 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 43.6 49.0 -5.4 Contracting Faster 19
Supplier Deliveries 52.9 50.9 2.0 Lengthening Faster 5
Material Prices 65.8 60.8 5.0 Increasing More 5
Prices Received 49.0 48.1 0.9 Decreasing Less 2
Future Business Expectations 61.5 62.6 -1.1 Improving Less 56
Finishing Business Index 43.6 48.6 -5.0 Contracting Faster 13