March industrial production was down 1.5%. Market estimates ranged from negative-1.8% to 0.0%. February industrial production was unrevised at negative-1.5% .
March capacity utilization reported 69.3%, which was a bit lower than market expectations. The median consensus estimate for March was for a slight increase of 69.6%. Market estimates ranged from 68.2% to 70.9%.
February capacity utilization was revised to 70.3% from a previously release 70.2%.