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Current Business Conditions Stable in May; Optimism for Next Six Months Retreats from April Peak


05/28/2014 9:00AM

NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America declined to 50 in May, the value typically associated with a stable business environment, down from readings of 66.7 in April and 52.6 in March. The EBCI for future North American conditions continued to signal widespread optimism even though the index retreated from 92.9 in April, a twelve year peak, to 85.3 in May.

Click here for the complete May 2014 report.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its nearly 400 member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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