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Empire State Manufacturing Survey

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On the 15th of each month (or the next business day if the 15th is not a business day) the Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases its manufacturing survey figures. Data from this report are for the same month, January's data is released in January.

The survey is a summary of the responses to a questionnaire set to the same group of around 175 manufacturing executives (mostly CEO's) every month. This is restricted to the State of New York (NY) only. Opinion is also sought about the likely direction of these same indicators six months ahead.

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