Table 1B

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION:
Percent change

MARKET GROUPS

Seasonally
|
| 1997 Q4 |
annual rate
|
Seasonally adjusted
| Not seasonally adjusted
|
Mar. 98
|
to
| 1998
1999 | 1998
1999
| 1998
1999
|
to
Item
| 1998 Q4 |
Q2
Q3 Q4
Q1
| Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar. | Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar. |
Mar. 99
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|
|
|
|
Total index
|
1.9 |
2.8
.9
2.2
.7 |
.1
-.1
.3
.1 | -1.0
.0
1.9
.7 |
1.6
|
|
|
|
|
Products, total
|
2.1 |
4.2
.2
1.5
-.1 |
.0
.0
.1
.0 | -1.6
.5
1.3
.1 |
1.1
Final products
|
2.0 |
4.6
-.8
1.3
-1.4 |
-.2
-.1
.0
.1 | -1.4
.8
1.5
.2 |
.4
|
|
|
|
|
Consumer goods
|
-.4 |
1.4
-3.9
.1
.6 |
.1
.2
.1
.0 | -1.0
2.0
.6
.4 |
-.5
Durable
|
4.9 |
.3
-3.6
18.0
6.4 |
.7
1.2
.8
-.5 | -3.7
4.0
8.4
2.4 |
4.3
Automotive products
|
3.9 | -4.2
-7.6
41.9
1.9 |
.1
1.4
-.4
-1.1 | -7.8
7.3
12.6
2.1 |
5.2
Autos and trucks
|
3.1 | -14.0 -14.3
77.5
-1.4 | -1.0
1.1
.0
-1.5 | -11.9
10.6
19.7
1.8 |
5.9
Autos
|
.7 | -19.2
26.9
27.6
-21.7 |
1.6
-3.3
-4.2
2.5 | -10.5
6.8
12.4
5.6 |
3.0
Trucks
|
5.0 | -10.2 -30.5 112.4
10.3 | -2.2
3.4
2.0
-3.3 | -12.6
12.6
23.2
.1 |
7.6
Auto parts and allied goods
|
6.0 | 13.4
4.4
2.5
7.2 |
1.9
1.7
-1.0
-.4 | -1.5
2.9
2.3
2.8 |
4.9
Other durable goods
|
5.6 |
3.9
-.8
1.9
10.2 |
1.1
1.0
1.8
-.1 |
-.4
1.4
5.0
2.6 |
3.4
Appliances and electronics
|
19.5 |
6.1
14.6
25.5
19.9 |
1.6
1.6
1.9
-1.2 | -3.6
6.4
8.8
-2.4 |
13.4
Appliances and air cond.
|
11.3 | -1.4
6.3
17.1
10.8 |
1.1
-.6
5.0
-4.8 | -7.2
12.0
17.8
-4.3 |
7.5
Home electronics
|
27.8 | 13.1
22.9
34.7
29.8 |
2.0
3.7
-1.0
2.5 |
-.2
1.5
.0
-.3 |
19.7
Carpeting and furniture
|
3.6 |
3.1
-2.0
5.1
11.4 |
-.6
2.9
1.9
-.9 | -4.8
7.1
4.3
.7 |
6.3
Miscellaneous
|
-1.2 |
2.9
-8.2 -12.3
3.5 |
1.8
-.5
1.6
1.2 |
4.1
-4.5
2.7
7.3 |
-3.7
Nondurable
|
-1.8 |
1.7
-3.9
-4.4
-1.0 |
-.1
-.1
-.1
.1 |
-.2
1.5
-1.6
-.2 |
-1.8
Nonenergy
|
-1.6 |
-.4
-6.6
-.6
-1.7 |
-.2
-.6
.1
-.1 | -2.8
-.3
.2
.7 |
-1.9
Foods and tobacco
|
.6 |
-.3
-7.6
5.6
2.6 |
.0
.3
-.1
-.3 | -4.8
1.8
.1
.7 |
.4
Clothing
|
-5.7 | -3.7
-5.7 -11.3
adjusted

|

|

|

|

-5.8 |

.2

-1.1
.3
-1.1 | -2.8
-4.1
4.6
-.9 |
Chemical products
|
-2.4 |
5.3
-3.6 |
-.4
-2.0
.9
.7 |
-.5
-1.4
-1.0
1.2 |
Paper products
|
-4.7 | -7.2
-10.5 |
-.4
-1.5
-.8
-.2 |
.5
-3.1
-.6
.6 |
Energy products
|
-3.4 | 17.5
4.1 |
.6
3.6
-1.4
2.1 | 18.7
12.1 -10.8
-5.6 |
Fuels
|
-.6 |
1.7
4.1 |
.5
2.4
-2.5
-.5 |
.4
-4.3
-4.0
.0 |
Utilities
|
-4.9 | 26.7
4.1 |
.6
4.3
-.8
3.4 | 29.7
19.7 -13.3
-7.9 |
|
|
|
|
|
Equipment, total
|
5.7 |
9.6
-4.4 |
-.6
-.5
.0
.2 | -2.0
-.9
2.8
.0 |
Business equipment
|
8.3 | 13.8
-3.1 |
-.1
-.5
.1
-.2 | -1.8
-.7
3.3
-.3 |
Information processing & related
|
14.4 | 20.7
4.6 |
.5
.4
.2
.6 |
.7
-2.4
.7
.1 |
Computer and office
|
54.7 | 60.7
28.8 |
2.0
2.2
1.6
1.4 |
1.8
.2
2.2
-1.6 |
Industrial
|
1.5 |
5.9
-6.2 |
1.0
-1.0
-1.0
-.4 | -1.0
-.4
2.3
-.5 |
Transit
|
12.1 | 15.8
-12.1 |
-.6
-1.6
-1.3
-.2 | -4.4
1.0
6.3
1.2 |
Autos and trucks
|
5.2 | -12.0
-8.6 |
-.3
-.9
-1.3
-1.1 | -11.7
8.9
16.3
1.4 |
Other
|
-1.4 |
7.6
-2.7 | -4.9
.0
6.3
-2.5 | -8.8
2.2
11.2
-4.2 |
Defense and space equipment
|
-.2 | -1.3
-3.5 | -1.5
-.1
.4
.8 |
.2
-2.1
.4
.8 |
Oil and gas well drilling
|
-25.3 | -27.2
-37.1 | -10.5
-3.8
-1.9
7.0 | -9.5
-6.0
-3.9
3.5 |
Manufactured homes
|
9.1 | -1.4
4.4 |
1.3
1.6
-3.1
-.2 | -17.3
10.6
9.1
4.7 |
|
|
|
|
|
Intermediate products
|
2.4 |
3.0
4.0 |
.4
.6
.2
-.2 | -2.0
-.6
.6
-.4 |
Construction supplies
|
5.1 |
2.4
6.8 |
1.1
1.2
-.5
-.6 | -3.9
-.5
2.2
.1 |
Business supplies
|
.7 |
3.3
2.2 |
.0
.1
.7
.0 |
-.7
-.6
-.4
-.7 |
|
|
|
|
|
Materials
|
1.6 |
.7
2.1 |
.4
-.2
.5
.3 |
-.2
-.6
2.8
1.5 |
|
|
|
|
|
Durable
|
3.8 |
.5
3.4 |
.3
-.1
.4
.6 |
-.4
-2.3
4.2
2.9 |
Consumer parts
|
-1.5 | -6.1
-2.0 |
-.5
-2.0
2.9
.3 | -7.6
7.2
8.6
2.5 |
Equipment parts
|
11.9 |
6.6
9.5 |
.9
.7
.4
.9 |
4.3
-7.2
3.9
5.8 |
Semiconductors, printed circuit
|
|
|
|
|
boards, and oth. elec. comps.
|
29.7 | 11.4

-7.5
-9.7
-4.4
-2.5
1.9
-7.3
-5.0
16.1 -26.9
-1.4
-.7
-7.2
-2.1
25.3 -35.2
-1.1
4.0
3.2
1.9
7.2
6.2
4.2
11.0
11.2
10.4
38.8
46.4
36.8
5.4
-2.9
-1.1
6.5
19.1
3.9
8.1
58.4
8.2
-1.8
-8.2
-2.3
.8
-2.4
-.6
-37.8 -39.6
-33.1
1.3
16.8
4.0
3.4
3.1
5.6
5.1
2.0
1.8

1.8

2.0
2.4

3.5

4.2
4.9
2.6
1.9
14.8
12.4

9.5

45.6

5.9
-.8

9.3
17.7

61.2

26.9 |

2.5
1.3
1.7
Other
.5 |
.0
.1
-.6
Basic metals
-.7 |
-.8
1.3
-1.0
Nondurable
2.7 |
.3
-.1
.7
Textile
-19.7 |
-.5
-3.3
.4
Paper
9.2 |
1.8
1.6
.4
Chemical
3.0 |
-.6
.1
.5
Other
7.8 |
1.1
-.7
1.8
Energy
-3.1 |
1.0
-1.0
.6
Primary
-8.3 |
.4
-1.9
1.5
Converted fuel
6.6 |
2.1
.5
-.8

2.3 |

9.3

-15.0

10.1
15.8 |
|
-.8 | -2.0
.5 | -1.5
-1.4
2.5
.5 |
|
-5.7 | -9.3
.1 | -2.2
1.4
2.7
.0 |
|
-2.8 | -1.7
-.1 | -2.7
3.1
2.4
-.3 |
|
-7.2 |
.0
-.8 | -7.9
4.1
1.2
-.2 |
|
-2.6 | -1.6
.4 |
.3
4.9
2.1
-1.8 |
|
-3.7 | -3.1
.0 | -2.4
2.2
2.8
-.5 |
|
1.3 |
.4
-.3 | -3.6
3.0
2.2
1.5 |
|
-.7 |
4.5
-.4 |
3.9
.8
-1.3
-1.2 |
|
.1 |
.3
-1.7 |
2.4
-.4
1.0
-2.3 |
|
-2.2 | 12.8
1.8 |
6.5
2.8
-5.2
.8 |
|
|
|
|
|
SPECIAL AGGREGATES
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
Total excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
1.8 |
3.3
.9 |
.2
-.1
.3
.2 |
-.7
-.2
1.4
.6 |
Motor vehicles and parts
|
1.9 |
3.8
1.1 |
.2
.0
.2
.1 |
-.4
-.5
1.2
.5 |
Computers
|
.9 |
1.7
.1 |
.1
-.1
.2
.1 | -1.1
.0
1.9
.7 |
Computers and semiconductors
1
|
-.1 |
1.3
-.8 |
.0
-.2
.2
.0 | -1.5
.7
1.6
.1 |
|
|
|
|
|
Consumer goods excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
-.6 |
2.5
.8 |
.2
.1
.1
.1 |
-.3
1.5
-.6
.3 |
Energy
|
.0 |
-.2
.2 |
.0
-.2
.3
-.2 | -3.0
.7
2.2
1.1 |
|
|
|
|
|
Business equipment excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Autos and trucks
|
8.5 | 16.3
-2.5 |
-.1
-.5
.2
-.1 |
-.9
-1.5
2.1
-.4 |
Computer and office equipment
|
4.2 |
9.3
-6.2 |
-.3
-.8
-.1
-.3 | -2.2
-.8
3.4
-.1 |
|
|
|
|
|
Materials excluding:
|
|
|
|
|
Energy
|
2.0 |
-.1

37.8
-4.1
3.1
-.3
-6.7
-9.1
-5.6
-3.8
-3.2
-.9
-7.4 -12.9
-10.7
-.4
-6.2
1.0
-7.3
-2.7
-1.7
2.5
3.8
3.8
1.9
-8.1
-1.9
3.0
-4.7
-2.9
.1 -13.8
-.1

1.1
1.4
.6
1.4
.1
.8
-1.2
-.3

-3.2
-.9
-5.9
-.4

.7
.6
1.3
-.3

-3.4
3.7

7.0
3.8
4.2
1.1

2.5

1.9

6.0

2.7

3.2 |
.3
-.1
.5
.5 | -1.0
-.9
3.7
2.1 |
3.3
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<1> Semiconductors include related electronic components.
Notes: Percent changes shown in the first and last columns are based on
seasonally adjusted data.
Estimates for March are preliminary. Estimates from December to February
are revised.