facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Industrial production rises post-Sandy

Dec. 14, 2012 at 1:48 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Industrial production rose 1.1 percent in November after having fallen 0.7 percent in October, the Federal Reserve said Friday.

The gain in November is estimated to have largely resulted from a recovery in production for industries that had been negatively affected by Hurricane Sandy in late October.

Manufacturing output increased 1.1 percent in November after having decreased 1.0 percent in October. The Fed said a sizable rise in the production of motor vehicles and auto parts contributed to the boost in factory output in November.

The output of utilities advanced 1.0 percent, and production at mines rose 0.8 percent. At 97.5 percent of its 2007 average, total industrial production in November was 2.5 percent above its year-earlier level.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
ATM fees on the rise, again ATM fees on the rise, again
2
First A-29 rolls off Florida assembly line for USAF program First A-29 rolls off Florida assembly line for USAF program
3
Saab to overhaul Navy submarine; supply remotely operated vehicles Saab to overhaul Navy submarine; supply remotely operated vehicles
4
Navy orders more Block IV Tomahawk cruise missiles Navy orders more Block IV Tomahawk cruise missiles
5
UAE seeks 4,500-plus MRAPs UAE seeks 4,500-plus MRAPs
Trending News
x
Feedback