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Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state’s factory activity. Firms are asked whether output, employment, orders, prices and other indicators increased, decreased or remained unchanged over the previous month. Responses are aggregated into balance indexes where positive values generally indicate growth while negative values generally indicate contraction.

2017 Release Dates

Survey Period

Release (9:30 a.m. CT)

January Monday, January 30
February Monday, February 27
March Monday, March 27
April Monday, April 24
May Tuesday, May 30
June Monday, June 26
July Monday, July 31
August Monday, August 28
September Monday, September 25
October Monday, October 30
November Monday, November 27
December Tuesday, December 26

Questions regarding the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey can be addressed to Emily Kerr at emily.kerr@dal.frb.org.

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