Metalworking
Sub-Indices November October Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 50.7 53.4 -2.7 Growing Slower 14
Production 54.9 56.1 -1.2 Growing Slower 14
Backlog 44.2 45.3 -1.1 Contracting Faster 8
Employment 55.4 52.7 2.7 Growing Faster 14
Exports 48.3 45.2 3.1 Contracting Slower 8
Supplier Deliveries 54.2 54.3 -0.1 Lengthening Less 17
Material Prices 63.0 63.8 -0.8 Increasing Less 60
Prices Received 51.8 51.4 0.4 Increasing More 7
Future Business Expectations 72.7 67.3 5.4 Improving More 66
Metalworking Business Index 51.3 51.2 0.1 Growing Faster 11