Powered by

Manufacturing continues strong growth in Midwest

May 2, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Manufacturing conditions in Minnesota and eight other Midwestern states showed the fifth consecutive month of gains - with solid reports on new orders and employment, according to a widely watched monthly economic survey.

The Mid-America Business Conditions Index produced by Creighton University increased to 61.4 from 60.1 in March. Any index above 50 signals growth.

In Minnesota, the index slid slightly to 61.2, down from 61.8 in March. Manufacturers generally reported solid results

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox