The Chicago Fed Midwest manufacturing index rose 0.1% in December to a seasonally adjusted level of 104.7 after the November index was revised to a 0.1% increase to 104.6 from the originally reported 0.5% rise to 105.0, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported yesterday.

Nationally, the Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing was flat in December. Overall manufacturing output in the Midwest slipped 0.1% from a year earlier, compared to a 1.2% rise in output nationally in that period.

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