The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index fell by three points to +20 in November 2020, from October's joint two-year high of +23, suggesting that Tenth District manufacturing activity continued to grow modestly supported by output at non-durable and durable goods factories. Still, activity remained below pre-pandemic levels, with a sizable share of firms saying that they could not find skilled workers and that low sales growth and COVID-related uncertainty also restrained their hiring plans. In addition, shipments, new orders, and employment rose at a slower pace. source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 7.58 points from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 35 points in March of 2005 and a record low of -62 points in April of 2020. This page provides - United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.

Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be 9.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States to stand at 8.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 4.00 points in 2021 and 5.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.00 23.00 35.00 -62.00 2001 - 2020 points Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-27 03:00 PM Aug 23 7 2
2020-09-24 03:00 PM Sep 18 23 7
2020-10-22 03:00 PM Oct 23 18 12
2020-11-19 04:00 PM Nov 20 23 18
2020-12-17 04:00 PM Dec 20 9
2021-01-22 04:00 PM Jan
2021-02-26 04:00 PM Feb
2021-03-26 03:00 PM Mar


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Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Growth Slows
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index fell by three points to +20 in November 2020, from October's joint two-year high of +23, suggesting that Tenth District manufacturing activity continued to grow modestly supported by output at non-durable and durable goods factories. Still, activity remained below pre-pandemic levels, with a sizable share of firms saying that they could not find skilled workers and that low sales growth and COVID-related uncertainty also restrained their hiring plans. In addition, shipments, new orders, and employment rose at a slower pace.
2020-11-19
Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Rises at Faster Pace
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index rose by 5 points to +23 in October 2020, matching August's near two-year high and suggesting an increase in manufacturing activity, mainly boosted by output at fabricated metal and machinery plants. Still, regional factory activity remained below year-ago levels for over half of firms. At the same time, shipments, new orders, employment, and employee workweek indexes rose faster than in September, but order backlog and supplier delivery time increased at a slower pace. Looking ahead, expectations for future output continued to expand.
2020-10-22
Tenth District Factory Activity Grows at a Slower Pace
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index fell to +18 in September 2020, from the previous month's near two-year high of +23, suggesting factory output increased at a slower pace and remained lower than a year ago. Food and beverage activity growth slowed from previous months, when activity bounced back more sharply. Meanwhile, shipments, new orders, and employment all rose at a slower pace, while order backlog and supplier delivery time increased. Looking ahead, expectations for future activity were positive, even as firms anticipated slightly lower wage and salary growth in the year ahead.
2020-09-24
US Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Growth Accelerates
The Kansas City Fed's Manufacturing Production Index rose by 16 points from a month earlier to +23 in July 2020, the highest since November 2018, as factory activity continued to recover from April's record slump. Non-durable goods factories especially food and beverage continued to drive the uptick. Also, activity at durable goods plants grew slightly. The indexes for shipments and new orders also grew considerably compared to a month ago, while the finished goods inventories index was still negative. “Most firms said government programs had positively affected their business over the past 3 months, but a majority of firms also reported challenges rehiring furloughed or laid-off employees due to the extra CARES Act unemployment benefits.”, said Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
2020-08-27

United States Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index
The Kansas City Fed's monthly Survey of Tenth District Manufacturers provides information on current manufacturing activity in the Tenth Federal Reserve District, encompassing the western third of Missouri; all of Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming; and the northern half of New Mexico. The survey monitors about 300 manufacturing plants selected according to geographic distribution, industry mix, and size. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of manufacturing activity, including production and shipments, and identify changes in prices of raw materials and finished products.