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Regional Business Survey Reports - March 2013


Region Economy Main Index Comments
Austin Contracting 47.4 Local PMI drops 6 percentage points into contraction mode.
Boston Contracting 42.0 PMI remains in contraction mode for the ninth consecutive month.
Buffalo     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.
Chicago Expanding 52.4 Business Barometer drops 4.4 percentage points, but the index is still expanding.
Cincinnati     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.
Denver (Mfg.) Contracting 33.4 Manufacturing index plunges still further into contraction territory.
Denver (Non-mfg.) Expanding 67.2 Non-Manufacturing index soars upward, increasing 13.6 percentage points from February's reading.
Houston Expanding 61.0 PMI continues to reflect a strong local economy.
Mid-American States Expanding 58.2 PMI expands at a significantly faster rate than in February.
Milwaukee Expanding 50.1 Local PMI expands for the fourth consecutive month, but at a slower rate than the previous month.
New York City Expanding 51.2 New York City business activity expands at the slowest pace in five months.
Northeast Ohio* Expanding 9.75 The Forecast Index registered -26.00 for the month of March.
Southeast Michigan Expanding 55.7 PMI increases 4 percentage points from February.
Western Washington Expanding 62.0 Pacific Northwest economic activity picks up, as the index increases 6.9 percentage points from February.

* Barometer readings above "0" indicate that the manufacturing sector of the economy is generally expanding.



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