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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.

2021 Release Dates

Survey Period

Release (9:30 a.m. CT)

The publishing process begins at 9:30 a.m. CT. While we strive to ensure the information is published to our website in a timely manner, we cannot guarantee the exact timing all survey content becomes available online.
January Monday, January 25
February Monday, February 22
March Monday, March 29
April Monday, April 26
May Tuesday, June 1
June Monday, June 28
July Monday, July 26
August Monday, August 30
September Monday, September 27
October Monday, October 25
November Monday, November 29
December Monday, December 27

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