Production Up 0.1%; Capacity at 74.3%

Ferris, Craig T.
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/18/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31659, p2
Trade Publication
This article focuses on data released by the United States Federal Reserve Board on June 17, 2003, which indicates that production at the nation's factories, mines, and utilities increased in May 2003 while capacity utilization was unchanged, remaining at the lowest level in nearly 20 years. Industrial production rose 0.1 percent in May. The month's rise in production compared with a rise of 0.2 percent forecast in a poll of economists conducted by IFR BondData America.


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