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AUGUST 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – September 2, 2020

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in August, with the overall economy notching a fourth consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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RETAIL IMPORTS TO SEE LOWEST ANNUAL TOTAL IN FOUR YEARS

Source:  National Retail Federation Press Release – August 10, 2020

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports during 2020 are expected to see their lowest total in four years as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy continues, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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JULY 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – August 6, 2020

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with the overall economy notching a third consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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RETAIL IMPORTS IMPROVING SLIGHTLY, BUT STILL FAR BELOW LAST YEAR

Source:  National Retail Federation Press Release – July 8, 2020

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into this fall as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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JUNE 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – July 1, 2020

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in June, with the overall economy notching a second month of growth after one month of contraction, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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PANDEMIC’S IMPACT ON IMPORTS EASING, BUT NUMBERS ARE STILL BELOW LAST YEAR

Source:  National Retail Federation Press Release – June 8, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 at major U.S. retail container ports appears to be easing slightly, with projected imports remaining below last year’s levels but not as much as previously forecast, according to the Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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MAY 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – June 1, 2020

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in May, and the overall economy returned to expansion after one month of contraction, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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APRIL 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – May 1, 2020

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in April, and the overall economy contracted after 131 consecutive months of expansion, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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MARCH 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – April 1, 2020 Release

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in March, and the overall economy grew for the 131st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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FEBRUARY 2020 MANUFACTURING ISM® REPORT ON BUSINESS®

Source:  Institute for Supply Management – March 2, 2020 Release

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in February, and the overall economy grew for the 130th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

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