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PMPA Business Trends Report June 2017

Jul 24, 2017
While the FED reports that Total Industrial Production was up 2.0% above its year earlier level, the PMPA Business Trends Sales Index came in at 5.5% above its year earlier level. Sentiment indicators for Sales, Lead times and Employment softened somewhat, while outlook for Profitability remained the same. We remain positive for industry prospects, and note that our Sales Index is up almost 10% over last year’s full year average.

Contact Information

  • Miles Free, Director of Industry Research & Technology
  • mfree@pmpa.org
  • 440.262.5327