Business Week Index
Change from last week: 0.3%
Change from last year: 3.9%
The production index rebounded during the week ended June 11. On a seasonally
adjusted basis, output levels of steel, autos, trucks, electric power,
crude-oil refining, and lumber all increased. Coal, paperboard production, and
rail-freight traffic declined, while paper output was unchanged from the
previous week. Before calculation of the four-week moving average, the index
rose to 196.2, from 194.5 in the week ended June 4.
BW production index copyright 1994 Bloomberg L.P.