In its sixth month of expansion, the January ISM manufacturing price index sequentially inched ahead 1 percentage point to 56.5 percent. The January ISM backlog of orders index sequentially slipped 1 percentage point to 47.5 percent in its 10th month of contraction.
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Data Included: 1/2013
*This chart does not reflect U.S. Department of Commerce annual seasonal formula adjustments.
Source: Institute of Supply Management, "Manufacturing Report on Business," www.ism.ws