About This ArticleDecember 1996

The Chicago Fed’s Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) increased by percent in December.


December Chicago Fed Manufacturing Index Posts Best Performance since April
Last Updated: 02/11/97

The Chicago Fed’s Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) increased by percent in December, the region’s best performance in eight months. The increase in the Chicago Fed Index matched the 1 percent gain in manufacturing activity nationwide, as measured by the Federal Reserve Board’s Industrial Production Index.