U.S. Department of Commerce Determines First Seasonal Factors for NAPM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business® (con't)

FOR RELEASE: January 17, 2001

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The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 180 affiliates with more than 46,000 members throughout the United States.

2001 Seasonal Adjustment Factors for Selected NAPM Non-Manufacturing Indexes

(Prepared by G. McKittrick, Economist, U.S. Department of Commerce, 202/482-2343)



  Business Activity New Orders Employment Imports
January 2001 0.948 0.951 0.956 0.910
February 2001 0.996 1.004 0.954 0.993
March 2001 1.053 1.035 1.023 1.070
April 2001 1.083 1.079 1.028 1.025
May 2001 1.051 1.060 1.020 1.030
June 2001 1.056 1.055 1.053 1.029
July 2001 0.971 0.947 1.055 1.033
August 2001 1.010 1.002 0.991 0.994
September 2001 1.025 1.024 0.963 1.027
October 2001 0.986 0.989 0.988 0.993
November 2001 0.956 0.962 1.004 0.964
December 2001 0.867 0.894 0.965 0.933


Non-Manufacturing Seasonally Adjusted Indexes 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000

  Business Activity New Orders Employment Imports
  Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted
July 1997 57.5 59.2 55.5 58.6 57.0 54.0 57.5 55.7
August 1997 62.5 61.9 60.5 60.4 53.5 54.0 48.0 48.3
September 1997 60.5 59.0 60.5 59.1 51.5 53.5 49.5 48.2
October 1997 62.0 62.9 59.5 60.2 50.5 51.1 50.0 50.4
November 1997 59.5 62.2 59.5 61.9 56.5 56.3 49.0 50.8
December 1997 51.5 59.4 53.0 59.3 53.5 55.4 49.5 53.1
 
January 1998 57.0 60.1 53.5 56.3 53.0 55.4 46.5 51.1
February 1998 58.5 58.7 59.0 58.8 52.0 54.5 52.0 52.4
March 1998 59.5 56.5 57.5 55.6 55.0 53.8 53.0 49.5
April 1998 63.0 58.2 61.5 57.0 53.0 51.6 53.0 51.7
May 1998 64.0 60.9 63.5 59.9 54.0 52.9 54.0 52.4
June 1998 61.5 58.2 59.0 55.9 54.5 51.8 56.0 54.4
July 1998 57.5 59.2 55.0 58.1 55.0 52.1 52.5 50.8
August 1998 52.0 51.5 55.5 55.4 52.0 52.5 55.0 55.3
September 1998 59.0 57.6 57.0 55.7 52.0 54.0 54.5 53.1
October 1998 53.5 54.3 53.5 54.1 52.5 53.1 48.0 48.3
November 1998 53.0 55.4 52.5 54.6 52.5 52.3 49.5 51.3
December 1998 49.5 57.1 48.5 54.3 49.5 51.3 48.0 51.4
 
January 1999 54.0 57.0 53.5 56.3 49.5 51.8 48.0 52.7
February 1999 57.0 57.2 56.5 56.3 49.5 51.9 51.5 51.9
March 1999 62.5 59.4 60.5 58.5 52.0 50.8 58.5 54.7
April 1999 64.0 59.1 62.5 57.9 53.5 52.0 53.5 52.2
May 1999 60.0 57.1 59.5 56.1 54.0 52.9 55.5 53.9
June 1999 61.0 57.8 63.5 60.2 57.5 54.6 53.0 51.5
July 1999 59.5 61.3 55.0 58.1 56.5 53.6 57.5 55.7
August 1999 59.5 58.9 59.5 59.4 52.0 52.5 52.5 52.8
September 1999 61.0 59.5 61.0 59.6 50.0 51.9 58.5 57.0
October 1999 60.0 60.9 60.5 61.2 51.0 51.6 54.5 54.9
November 1999 55.5 58.1 55.5 57.7 50.5 50.3 52.5 54.5
December 1999 55.5 64.0 56.0 62.6 51.5 53.4 49.0 52.5
 
January 2000 52.5 55.4 56.5 59.4 50.5 52.8 50.0 54.9
February 2000 58.0 58.2 59.0 58.8 50.0 52.4 50.0 50.4
March 2000 64.0 60.8 64.0 61.8 56.0 54.7 58.0 54.2
April 2000 65.0 60.0 65.0 60.2 56.0 54.5 55.5 54.1
May 2000 61.5 58.5 63.5 59.9 54.5 53.4 56.0 54.4
June 2000 64.0 60.6 63.5 60.2 56.5 53.7 53.0 51.5
July 2000 55.5 57.2 57.0 60.2 53.5 50.7 54.5 52.8
August 2000 60.0 59.4 59.5 59.4 54.0 54.5 54.5 54.8
September 2000 62.0 60.5 61.0 59.6 52.0 54.0 49.0 47.7
October 2000 58.0 58.8 57.5 58.1 53.5 54.1 57.5 57.9
November 2000 58.5 61.2 56.5 58.7 54.5 54.3 53.5 55.5
December 2000 53.0 61.1 51.0 57.0 51.0 52.8 51.5 55.2



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