The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index rose 1.8% in July to a seasonally adjusted level of 95.6, as two of the four regional sectors gained, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Monday.

Nationally, the Federal Reserve Board's industrial production index for manufacturing grew 0.5% in July. Overall manufacturing output in the region gained 12.5% from a year earlier, compared to 5.2% growth in output nationally in that period.

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