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ISM-Houston Business Report – December 2018

Manufacturing Expansion Continues Near-Term Forecast Points to Continued Growth (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, manufacturing activity in Houston expanded in November for the 14th consecutive month and overall economic activity expanded for the 28th month. The near-term forecast points to continued growth. The November Houston Purchasing Managers Index registered 54.9, down […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report – September 2018

Comments on Revised Houston PMI Calculation and Reporting Methods ISM-Houston periodically reviews the capability of its correlations and adjusts the regression factors when needed. The most recent revision occurred as a result of a review undertaken during the third quarter of 2018, which determined that changes in the Houston economy over the last decade have […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report July 2018

Slower Expansion Anticipated Over the Next Quarter Sales and Employment Growth Continue at a Strong Pace (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, economic activity in the region expanded in June for the eighth consecutive month. The near-term outlook points to continued growth.

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ISM-Houston Business Report February 2018

Houston Economy Continues to Expand Higher Prices and Inventories May Put Pressure on Further Growth (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston supply chain executives, economic activity in the region expanded for the fourth month in February. Additionally, the 3-4 month forecast points to continued growth. The February Houston Purchasing Managers Index registered 55.6, up from […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report January 2018

Houston Economy Continues to Improve Sales, Employment, and Lead Times Show Strong Growth (Houston, Texas) – According to greater Houston area supply chain executives, economic activity in the region expanded for the third consecutive month in January. Additionally, ISM-Houston’s forecast indicates that the economy should continue to grow over the 3-4 month forecast horizon. The […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report December 2017

Houston Economy Strengthens Employment Joins Sales and Production Showing Strong Growth (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders the Houston area economy will expand near term at a faster pace than previously forecast. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index moved up 1.7 points to a robust 54.5. Six of the eight underlying indicators […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report November 2017

Forecast for Near Term Expansion Returns Sales and Production Improve Significantly (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, after three months of forecasting contraction following Hurricane Harvey, the Houston area economy is now poised for near term expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index moved up 3.5 points to 52.8. Six of the […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report October 2017

Production and Employment Improve Sales Fall at a Slower Pace (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, the Houston area economy contacted at a slower pace in October, nearly completing its recovery from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index moved up 0.7 points from 48.6 in September to […]

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