About This ArticleAugust 1996

The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) posted another solid gain in August.


Chicago Fed Index Reports Broad-based Growth in Midwest Manufacturing
Last Updated: 10/11/96

The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) posted another solid gain in August, reflecting a broad-based increase across the auto, steel and machinery sectors. The CFMMI increase of 0.4 percent compared with a 0.3 percent national increase, as measured by the manufacturing component of the Federal Reserve Board’s Industrial Production Index (IPMFG).