Production and employment levels and raw materials inventories grew at a slower rate, while new orders and supplier delivery time grew

The Manufacturing purchasing mmanagers’ Index (PMI) stood at 57.9 index points, indicating an expansion in the manufacturing sector

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a near three-year low in July and a measure of new orders received by factories rebounded

The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI), an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector, grows to 56.9