Total industrial production increased 1.1% in April – the fourth consecutive month of gains of 0.8% or greater, according to the Federal Reserve.
Manufacturing output rose 0.8% and was 5.8% above the prior-year level. The index for utilities rose 2.4%, and the index for mining increased by 1.6%. Capacity utilization climbed to 79%.
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