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FRB of Philadelphia — February 2011 Business Outlook Survey

February 18, 2011 Comments off

February 2011 Business Outlook Survey (PDF)
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

According to respondents to the February Business Outlook Survey, growth in the region’s manufacturing sector picked up this month. Most of the broad indicators showed an improvement over their readings in January, and employment among reporting firms increased. Increases in input prices continued to be widespread this month, and slightly more firms reported increases in prices for their own manufactured goods. The survey’s broad indicators of future activity suggest that firms expect a continued expansion in activity over the next six months.

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