About This ArticleJuly 2013

The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) was +0.25 in July, up from –0.11 in June.

Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Increased in July
Last Updated: 08/29/13
The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) increased to +0.25 in July from –0.11 in June, and the relative MEI rose to +0.45 in July from –0.16 in June. July’s value for the relative MEI indicates that Midwest economic growth was somewhat higher than would typically be suggested by the growth rate of the national economy.