FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 21, 2023
CONTACT: Sarah Dickson
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the December Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the survey revealed that Tenth District manufacturing activity was flat in December, and expectations for future activity picked up.
“Regional factory activity stayed steady in December, and expectations for future activity rebounded,” said Wilkerson. “Accordingly, firms increased their number of employees this month, with further increases expected.”
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 www.kansascityfed.org.