Table 1B

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION:
Percent change

MARKET GROUPS

Seasonally
|
| 1996 Q4 |
annual rate
|
Seasonally adjusted
| Not seasonally adjusted
|
July 97
|
to
| 1997
1998
| 1998
| 1998
|
to
Item
| 1997 Q4 |
Q3
Q4
Q1
Q2
| Apr.
May
June
July | Apr.
May
June
July |
July 98
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|
|
|
|
Total index
|
5.8 |
6.0
7.2
1.2
1.9 |
.3
.4
-1.1
-.6 | -1.3
1.0
1.7
-2.9 |
1.8
|
|
|
|
|
Products, total
|
4.7 |
4.4
7.0
.9
2.4 |
.4
.5
-.9
-.7 | -1.3
1.1
2.9
-2.5 |
2.0
Final products
|
5.1 |
5.6
7.0
.6
2.5 |
.5
.3
-.9
-.9 | -2.0
.8
2.5
-3.5 |
1.7
|
|
|
|
|
Consumer goods
|
2.8 |
2.6
6.6
-.9
1.3 |
.4
.5
-1.5
-.9 | -2.4
.5
2.8
-2.9 |
.3
Durable
|
6.0 |
6.6
11.1
2.5
.0 |
.8
1.3
-5.4
-4.1 | -2.5
.8
-5.0 -14.9 |
-2.3
Automotive products
|
8.7 | 12.5
20.9
-7.2
-2.6 |
1.6
1.6 -10.7 -11.1 | -4.7
2.3 -12.8 -27.9 |
-9.8
Autos and trucks
|
11.1 | 18.2
35.5 -13.5
-13.5 |
1.8
1.6 -17.5 -20.1 | -7.5
4.3 -21.9 -48.3 |
-21.9
Autos
|
3.7 | 22.9
-2.3 -21.3
-18.9 |
.8
1.0 -13.5 -16.2 | -7.4
5.8 -19.8 -42.3 |
-29.9
Trucks
|
15.8 | 14.6
69.0
-8.3
-10.1 |
2.3
1.9 -19.8 -22.5 | -7.5
3.5 -23.2 -52.0 |
-15.4
Auto parts and allied goods
|
5.0 |
4.2
.7
4.2
16.7 |
1.3
1.7
-.1
.0 |
.1
-1.1
2.7
-2.5 |
6.7
Other durable goods
|
4.0 |
2.3
3.8
10.8
2.0 |
.3
1.0
-1.3
1.1 |
-.5
-.4
1.4
-5.4 |
3.3
Appliances and electronics
|
7.7 | 12.2
12.0
36.3
9.0 |
.7
-.1
-.6
4.9 | -1.2
-.2
4.1
-5.0 |
15.4
Appliances and air cond.
|
-.9 | -4.8
5.8
29.5
-2.0 |
.2
3.1
-5.6
5.5 | -3.4
1.0
-2.4 -12.5 |
3.9
Home electronics
|
19.1 | 38.8
19.7
44.4
22.2 |
1.2
-3.6
5.1
4.0 |
1.3
-1.7
11.9
5.1 |
30.0
Carpeting and furniture
|
2.4 | -3.5
5.9
1.5
.1 |
.5
4.4
-3.9
1.5 |
3.7
-4.3
2.2
-3.0 |
2.3
Miscellaneous
|
2.8 |
.4
-1.4
2.9
-1.1 |
-.1
.0
-.3
-1.1 | -2.2
1.7
-.7
-6.8 |
-2.6
Nondurable
|
2.0 |
1.6
5.4
-1.8
1.6 |
.3
.2
-.4
-.1 | -2.4
.5
5.0
.1 |
1.0
Nonenergy
|
2.0 |
1.2
5.1
1.8
-1.3 |
.7
-.3
-.8
-.1 |
.0
1.5
5.0
-1.3 |
.6
Foods and tobacco
|
1.5 |
1.1
4.1
7.2
-2.3 |
.5
.1
-1.5
-.2 |
-.4
1.9
5.1
-3.6 |
.5
Clothing
|
-1.5 |
.1
-1.6
-4.4
adjusted

|

|

|

|

-2.3 |

.1

-1.3
-.3
-.3 |
-.3
Chemical products
-.5
.5
-.5 |
.9
Paper products
-.9
-.6
1.1 |
.2
Energy products
3.6
1.7
.0 | -14.9
Fuels
-.7
.0
1.9 |
4.9
Utilities
5.8
2.4
-.9 | -23.1

3.1

3.4

-5.2 |
4.0 |
-.6
5.2 |
1.5
2.1
9.1
3.8 |
|
2.8 |
4.8
-7.7 |
.5
-1.6
-.7
.7 |
|
1.9 |
3.9
21.1 | -2.1
-5.9
5.0
9.7 |
|
1.7 | -2.2
2.4 |
.4
1.1
.6
1.1 |
|
1.9 |
7.0
31.7 | -3.4
-9.9
7.7
14.8 |
|
|
|
|
|
Equipment, total
|
8.8 | 10.6
4.6 |
.5
.0
-.1
-1.0 | -1.3
1.3
2.0
-4.6 |
Business equipment
|
10.8 | 13.5
7.8 |
1.0
.0
.3
-.9 | -1.2
1.4
2.7
-4.9 |
Information processing & related
|
12.2 | 16.4
15.6 |
1.8
.4
1.3
1.2 |
1.4
1.4
5.8
2.1 |
Computer and office
|
34.5 | 48.3
55.6 |
3.8
2.6
3.5
3.1 |
7.1
3.1
11.8
7.2 |
Industrial
|
5.6 |
9.0
5.6 |
.1
-.9
2.4
-.9 | -2.5
.7
5.2
-4.7 |
Transit
|
17.6 | 21.4
-2.2 |
.9
1.4
-5.3
-6.9 | -3.8
3.5
-7.6 -18.1 |
Autos and trucks
|
8.5 | 14.0
-10.3 |
1.9
.7 -12.3 -17.1 | -4.7
3.5 -18.0 -38.9 |
Other
|
9.5 |
3.4
6.3 |
.8
-1.1
1.6
3.0 | -1.6
-.3
3.7
-6.1 |
Defense and space equipment
|
-2.6 | -4.2
-1.9 |
-.3
.5
-.2
-.1 | -3.0
1.5
.5
-1.5 |
Oil and gas well drilling
|
9.1 |
4.8
-26.8 | -5.1
-1.6
-7.1
-4.0 |
-.1
-.9
-5.9
-2.1 |
Manufactured homes
|
-1.2 | -3.5
6.2 |
1.1
1.1
.3
-1.5 |
4.7
-1.1
5.8 -18.5 |
|
|
|
|
|
Intermediate products
|
3.7 |
1.0
1.9 |
.1
1.0
-.6
.0 |
1.0
1.8
4.2
.6 |
Construction supplies
|
2.2 | -2.0
1.0 |
.4
1.1
-.3
.3 |
2.0
4.3
4.5
-2.6 |
Business supplies
|
4.6 |
2.9
2.4 |
.0
.9
-.8
-.2 |
.4
.2
3.9
2.7 |
|
|
|
|
|
Materials
|
7.3 |
8.4
1.1 |
.3
.4
-1.4
-.4 | -1.3
.8
.0
-3.6 |
|
|
|
|
|
Durable
|
11.2 | 12.1
1.1 |
.7
.2
-2.0
-.9 | -1.2
1.4
-1.0
-5.6 |
Consumer parts
|
7.0 | 12.5
-3.7 |
1.2
1.5
-9.9
-5.4 | -2.3
2.2 -10.9 -21.2 |
Equipment parts
|
21.5 | 20.9
6.2 |
.8
.3
-.1
1.0 | -1.8
2.2
1.3
-1.1 |
Other
|
4.6 |
4.8
-1.2 |
.4
-.5
-.4
-.7 |
-.2
.4
1.4
-3.3 |
Basic metals
|
4.7 |
5.2
|

-2.8
11.5
1.0
5.2
2.8 -10.1
-4.0
7.4 -20.4
3.3
-3.1
4.8
4.0
12.9 -30.5
3.0
7.7
3.1
3.9
10.7
1.1
5.6
9.4
6.3
11.2
26.8
53.1
44.8
6.8
-2.0
3.5
25.8
1.5
-.7
21.8 -15.5
-21.6
1.5
-8.8
3.3
-1.5
5.8
.4
-11.1
26.0
-13.2
-11.7
33.7
2.3
6.9
2.9
4.1
4.0
8.7
2.2
7.6
1.5

1.6
8.5
-2.5

1.7

12.1
3.0
2.3
10.8 -12.3
-12.4
19.1
15.9
12.5
6.9
-.6
.3
5.6
3.8

-8.5 |
.0
-.6
-1.5
Nondurable
-3.1 |
.3
-.6
-.3
Textile
-3.0 |
.0
.1
-1.3
Paper
-4.3 |
.0
-.9
.7
Chemical
-4.6 |
.6
-.9
-.3
Other
1.6 |
.2
.2
-.7
Energy
5.7 |
-.9
1.8
-1.0
Primary
.9 |
-.7
.9
-1.0
Converted fuel
15.1 | -1.2
3.6
-1.0

-.9 |

-1.1

-1.1

-1.7

-4.2 |
-1.7
3.5 |
2.8
5.3
-.8
-.8 |
1.0
-2.0
.8
-3.7 |
-1.3
|
3.9 | 11.0
3.9 -12.9
-.5 |
.2
1.8
-3.4
-8.2 |
-5.9
|
3.3 |
5.7
-1.9
-1.4
-2.5 |
-.2
-1.8
2.4
-4.3 |
-4.4
|
3.3 |
2.0
7.0
3.3
-.2 |
2.0
-2.6
-.1
-2.0 |
.3
|
3.8 | -1.9
9.7
-3.1
-.6 |
.2
-2.5
3.6
-4.9 |
.3
|
1.1 |
4.4
-1.5
.8
1.0 | -4.0
2.2
2.1
1.8 |
2.3
|
.4 |
2.7
-3.9
8.2
1.1 | -2.9
1.1
1.1
-.4 |
2.0
|
2.2 |
7.5
3.1 -11.6
.8 | -5.9
4.3
3.9
5.8 |
2.7
|
|
|
|
|
SPECIAL AGGREGATES
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
Total excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
5.6 |
5.7
6.6
1.7
2.3 |
.3
.4
-.7
-.1 | -1.1
.9
2.5
-1.9 |
2.5
Motor vehicles and parts
|
5.4 |
5.3
6.4
2.4
2.7 |
.3
.4
-.4
.1 | -1.1
.9
2.9
-1.2 |
3.0
Computers
|
5.3 |
5.4
6.9
.4
1.0 |
.3
.4
-1.2
-.6 | -1.4
.9
1.5
-3.1 |
1.1
Computers and semiconductors
|
4.1 |
4.2
6.1
-.6
.6 |
.2
.3
-1.3
-.7 | -1.5
.9
1.5
-3.2 |
.4
|
|
|
|
|
Consumer goods excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
2.4 |
1.8
5.0
-.1
2.2 |
.3
.4
-.5
.1 | -2.1
.3
4.5
-.6 |
1.5
Energy
|
3.0 |
2.4
6.4
2.0
-1.0 |
.8
.1
-1.9
-1.0 |
-.6
1.3
2.5
-4.4 |
-.1
|
|
|
|
|
Business equipment excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
11.0 | 13.5
9.6
3.0
9.8 |
.9
.0
1.6
.6 |
-.9
1.2
4.9
-1.8 |
8.3
Computer and office equipment
|
9.0 | 11.1
9.6
-2.4
4.2 |
.7
-.2
.0
-1.2 | -1.9
1.3
1.8
-5.8 |
2.8
|
|
|
|
|
Materials excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Energy
|
9.0 |
9.4
10.1
2.0
.0 |
.6
.0
-1.6
-.9 |
-.6
.5
-.5
-5.1 |
1.3
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Notes: Percent changes shown in the first and last columns are based on
|

seasonally adjusted data.
Estimates for July are preliminary.
revised.

Estimates from April to June are