Industrial Production

Inflation Contained. Manufacturing Makes up Losses.

CPI (November 2012) CPI core Month/Month (less food & energy) +0.1% CPI core (less food & energy – Year/Year 1.9% CPI overall Month/Month -0.3% CPI overall Year/Year +1.8% Inflation is well contained and there is no apparant deflationary threat. Industrial Production/Capacity Utilization (November 2012) Production – Month/Month 1.1%. Previous was -0.7% Capacity Utilization Rate –

Industrial Production and Manufacturing down.

Industrial Production (October 2012) Production – Month/Month -0.4%. Previous was +0.4%  Capacity Utilization Rate  77.8%. Previous was 78.3% Manufacturing – Month/Month -0.9%. Previous was -0.2%. Industrial Production includes the output from utilities which took a storm related hit at the end of the month.