FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 27, 2022
CONTACT: Pam Campbell
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the October Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the survey revealed that Tenth District manufacturing activity declined slightly, and expectations for future activity also fell.
“Regional factory activity declined slightly in October,” said Wilkerson. “Indexes fell considerably for production, shipments, and new orders; however, firms still reported slight gains in employment.”
A summary of the survey is attached. Historical data, results from past surveys, and release dates for future surveys can be found at https://kansascityfed.org/surveys/manufacturing-survey/. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City serves the Tenth Federal Reserve District, encompassing the western third of Missouri; all of Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming; and the northern half of New Mexico. As part of the nation’s central bank, the Bank participates in setting national monetary policy, supervising and regulating numerous commercial banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services to depository institutions. More information is available online at External Linkwww.kansascityfed.org.