Industrial production unchanged in February

Industrial production was unchanged in February. Total industrial production in February was 0.2% lower than its year-earlier level. Furthermore, total industrial production decreased at an annual rate of 2.0%.

Manufacturing output edged up 0.1% in February. The indexes for durable manufacturing and nondurable manufacturing moved up 0.1% and 0.2%, respectively, the index for other manufacturing (publishing and logging) fell 1.5%.  The index for mining fell 0.6%. While the index for utilities rose 0.5% in February.

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