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Gardner Business Index (GBI) Registers at 53.4 - Manufacturing Extends Record-Setting Expansion

Over the last six months, production has expanded at a relatively stable rate while supplier deliveries have experienced slowing growth since surging in mid-2018. This suggests that upstream suppliers are taking a careful approach to rebalancing supplies with current demand.

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