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Appliance Category Industrial Output Up 2% in March
Apr 22, 2014
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March production of consumer goods in the United States rose 0.7%, and increased at an annual rate of 4.5% in the first quarter, according to data from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

The index for consumer durables, which includes appliances, moved up about a quarter of a percent in March.

The output of appliances, furniture, and carpeting posted a gain of 2.0%, partially reversing decreases seen in January and February.

Overall industrial production in the United States increased 0.7% in March, after increasing 1.2% in February. The rise in February was higher than previously reported primarily because of stronger gains for durable goods manufacturing and mining.

For the first quarter as a whole, industrial production moved up at an annual rate of 4.4%, slightly slower than in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Major industry groups make up Industrial Production as a whole:
• Manufacturing
• Mining
• Utilities

Major Market Groups that make up Industrial Production as a whole:
• Final Products, which includes the subcategory Consumer Goods and Business Equipment
• Nonindustrial Supplies, which includes the subcategory Construction
• Materials

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