US manufacturing activity expands

Dec 09, 2013 | 09:39 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Federal Reserve Bank, economic conditions, steel, specialty steel, automotive, automnotive, energy, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at a modest pace in most regions from October through mid-November, although steel product demand was mixed, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest economic conditions report.

Survey responses from industries in each of the 12 Federal Reserve Bank districts indicated uneven demand for steel products despite strong sales and production in the automotive industry and vibrant energy production.....

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