Led by improvements in the manufacturing sector and consumer spending indicators, the Midwest Economy Index (MEI) increased to +0.27 in November from +0.23 in October, and the relative MEI increased to +0.24 in November from +0.21 in October. November’s value for the relative MEI indicates that Midwest economic growth was higher than would typically be suggested by the growth rate of the national economy.
About This ArticleNovember 2013
The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) was +0.27 in November, up from +0.23 in October.
Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Picked Up in November
Last Updated: 12/30/13