Industrial production increased in April

Industrial production rose 0.5% in April. Total industrial production in April was 0.2% higher than its year-earlier level.

Manufacturing output increased 1.0% in April. The indexes for durable manufacturing and nondurable manufacturing moved up 1.4% and 0.6%, respectively, the index for other manufacturing (publishing and logging) fell 0.1%.  The index for mining rose 0.6%. While the index for utilities dropped 3.1% in April.

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