The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index fell 0.5% in April to a seasonally adjusted level of 95.9, as three of the four regional sectors declined, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Tuesday.

Nationally, the Federal Reserve Board's industrial production index for manufacturing slipped 0.4% in April. Overall manufacturing output in the region gained 3.3% from a year earlier, compared to 1.7% growth in output nationally in that period.

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