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Old 15-12-2020, 18:45
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Default Re: Daily Economic news by ForexMart

December 15. Industrial production in the US in November grew better than forecast

According to the report of the US Federal Reserve System, industrial production in November increased by 0.4% versus the previous month, when the indicator was noted at the level of 0.9%.

At the same time, the volume of production is still 5% below the pre-crisis level. Analysts polled by Reuters were expecting an increase of 0.3%.

In annual terms, industrial production in November fell by 5.5%, and in October by 5%.

Manufacturing production in November increased for the seventh month in a row by 0.8% versus October. The forecasts assumed an increase in the indicator by 0.3%. In the mining industry, production increased by 2.3%, electricity generation decreased by 4.3%.

Capacity utilization in the US increased to 73.3% in November from 73% a month earlier. Analysts on average predicted a decline to 72.9%.
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