The Chicago Fed Midwest manufacturing index was up 0.5% in July at a seasonally adjusted level of 84.8, as three of the four regional sectors showed improvement, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Monday.

Nationally, the Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing gained 0.6% in July. Overall manufacturing output in the region gained 6.2% from a year earlier, compared to 4.2% growth in output nationally.

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