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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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ISM-Business Report for September 2017

Most Gulf Coast Operations Show Recovery After Harvey Production and Employment Improve (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, the Houston area economy made a partial recovery from the impact of Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index moved up from 46.5 in August to 48.6 in September. Five of the underlying […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report for August 2017

Storm Impacts Gulf Coast Operations Sales, Production, and Employment Reported as Falling (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, the Houston area economy was heavily impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index moved from 51.8 in July to 46.5 in August. While six of the index’s underlying indicators were pointing […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report for July 2017

Sales and Production Growth Moderate Prices and Lead Times Increase (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, the Houston area economy will continue to expand near term. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index registered 51.8, the same as its June reading. Six of the indexes underlying indicators are now pointing to expansion. The […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report for June 2017

Sales Grow at a Much Slower Pace Respondents Report Improving Employment (Houston, Texas) – According to Houston area Supply Chain leaders, the Houston economy expanded again in June, marking nine months predicting growth. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index registered 51.8, down from its May reading of 54.1. Volatility in all underlying indicators, except Sales/New Orders, […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report for April 2017

Houston Economy Grows at a Slower Pace in March Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing and Transportation Strengthen (Houston, Texas) – Economic activity in Houston expanded for the sixth month in a row during February according to area Supply Chain leaders. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index (H-PMI) registered 51.4, down from its February level of 54.2. Five underlying […]

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ISM-Houston Business Report for March 2017

Houston PMI Indicates Continued Near Term Growth Durable Goods Manufacturing and Oil & Gas Strengthen Further (Houston, Texas) – Economic activity in Houston expanded for the fifth month in a row during February according to area Supply Chain leaders. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index (H-PMI) registered 54.2, unchanged from January. Five underlying indicators are now […]

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