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Capacity Utilization

Country: United States
Sector: Business
Medium 76.1% 76.9%
76.9% Revised from 76.7%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
76.3%
76.1%
Next release Actual Forecast
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Capacity Utilization shows the percentage of the companies' working load. The level exceeding 82% indicates an increase in production allowing you to forecast the price growth or supply shortages in the near future. The level below 80% hints at the weakening economy.

The indicator is generally analyzed in conjunction with the Industrial Production.

Exceeding the forecast value impacts USD positively.

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History

Export
Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Aug 2017
76.1%
76.9%
76.9% Revised from 76.7%
Jul 2017
76.7%
77.1%
76.7% Revised from 76.6%
Jun 2017
76.6%
77.2%
76.4% Revised from 76.6%
May 2017
76.6%
76.3%
76.7%
Apr 2017
76.7%
75.7%
76.1%
Mar 2017
76.1%
75.7% Revised from 75.4%
Feb 2017
75.4%
75.5% Revised from 75.3%
Jan 2017
75.3%
75.5%
Dec 2016
75.5%
75.0%
Nov 2016
75.0%
75.4% Revised from 75.3%